What Is An Orbital and Aesthetic Oculoplastic Surgeon?

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas defines Orbital and Aesthetic Oculoplastic surgery and why he entered this field.  What Is An Orbital and Aesthetic Oculoplastic Surgeon?  Orbital and Aesthetic Oculoplastic surgeon who deals with all of the tissues around the eye. He was trained in ophthalmology and intraocular surgery but then… Read More »

Different Types of Orbital Decompression Surgery

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses the different types of Orbital Decompression Surgery.  What Is Orbital Decompression?  Orbital Decompression is a surgery that moves the eyes back into a normal position. An analogy used by Dr. Douglas is if you put ice cream on a small cone it will sit… Read More »

Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes?

This week, Dr. Raymond Douglas, answers the question “Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes?” Patients frequently ask Dr. Douglas why they have dark circles under their eyes and how to get rid of them. In this video he discusses what causes dark circles and various treatment options.  Why Do Some People Have… Read More »

Sculpt Your Chin Without Surgery

We’ve come to expect the signs of aging at some point. In light of recent developments in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine, most people recognize that aging is not something they have no control over. One need not wait until cosmetic frustrations become overwhelming. Innovative injectable treatments like Botox, dermal fillers, and Kybella have made… Read More »

Patient Story – Customized Orbital Decompressiom

Every patient has their own unique journey once they are diagnosed with thyroid eye disease. For some people it causes a big physical change. For others it can really harm the functionality of their eyes. And sometimes it’s both of these examples and more. A recent patient of Dr. Douglas’ began having problems with double… Read More »

The Ultimate Thyroid Eye Disease Guide

  Dr. Douglas and his team know how difficult thyroid eye disease can be, and work very hard to provide as much information as possible to those who seek it. Dr. Douglas’ website, YouTube channel, and Instagram account are all fantastic places to seek out information and educational materials. He and his team constantly update… Read More »

Bella’s Thyroid Eye Disease Journey

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas talks to his teenage patient, Bella, and her mom, Cheree. Although Graves’ disease can strike at any time, its symptoms are generally not as severe for young, non-adult patients. Unfortunately for Bella, that was not the case. Bella’s Graves’ Disease Symptoms Around age 12, she… Read More »

Correcting the Cosmetic Problem of Bulging Eyes

At some point, many adults begin to notice age-related changes around their eyes. The eyes are one of the first areas of the face to demonstrate the effects of age because the tissue around the orbital bones is delicate. In our experience, individuals whose facial anatomy includes naturally prominent eyes or flatter cheekbones, aging eyes… Read More »

The Warning Signs of Optic Neuropathy

Dr. Douglas continually ensures that his current and prospective patients are as informed about any and all complications that can arise from thyroid eye disease. One very serious, though rare, condition that can occur is called optic neuropathy, which is damage to the optic nerve. Sign 1: Dry Eye and Blurry Vision Many patients with… Read More »

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