53 Saxon Road
Sandhurst, Sandton

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Thyroid Eye Disease

Occularplastic Surgery

Oculoplastic Surgery

Oculoplastics involves surgical procedures that relate to the orbit, eyelids and the tear ducts. The oculoplastic surgeons at Sandhurst Eye Centre understand the functioning of the lacrimal system and the effect that this type of procedures will have.

Thyroid Eye Disease

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Thyroid eye disease occurs in patients who have hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland) and may manifest in various ways. Patients with thyroid eye disease may complain of light sensitivity, watery eyes and ocular discomfort. Patients may also experience retraction of both the upper and lower lids, protrusion of the eye and a reduction in ocular movement.

 

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