Exophtalmus is “bulging eyes.” They don’t really know why, but with thyroid conditions like hyperthyroidism, fluid starts accumulating behind the eye. Not inside the orbit of the eye - that’s glaucoma. This happens behind the eye - pushing the eye forward. It’s irreversible once it starts to happen. [Marlene Hurst, Hurst Reviews]

Exophtalmus is “bulging eyes.” They don’t really know why, but with thyroid conditions like hyperthyroidism, fluid starts accumulating behind the eye. Not inside the orbit of the eye - that’s glaucoma. This happens behind the eye - pushing the eye forward. It’s irreversible once it starts to happen. [Marlene Hurst, Hurst Reviews]

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