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Category Archives: Thyroid Eye Disease

What is Graves’ Eye Disease?

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas defines and discusses Graves’ Eye Disease.  What is Graves’ Eye Disease? Is it the same as Thyroid Eye Disease?  Graves’ disease was named after a person, and it is a systemic autoimmune disease where the cells from your bone marrow attack the thyroid and can… Read More »


How To Avoid Botched Eyelid Surgery

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses how to avoid botched eyelid surgery.  How do you avoid getting botched upper eyelid surgery? Dr. Douglas stresses that it is very important to talk about both the upper and lower eyelids. He first talks about the upper eyelids what you should do, what… 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 »


What is Teprotumumab?

  In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. RaymondDouglas answers the question “What is Teprotumumab?” Dr. Douglas and his team have been leaders in the clinical trials of teprotumumab; a new drug that helps to minimize and reverse thyroid eye disease. There is a lot of information to know about this unique, new drug,… Read More »


Angelica’s Thyroid Eye Disease Journey

Angelica was diagnosed with Graves’ disease at a young age. She did everything right, got the treatment she needed, and felt great. She had radioactive iodine to control her thyroid, and her symptoms seemed to vanish. But as the years went on, a new issue arose: her appearance began to change. Slowly her right eye… Read More »


3 Ways Graves’ Disease Changes Your Face Shape - Dr Douglas

3 Ways Graves’ Disease Changes Your Face Shape

Did you know that Graves’ disease changes your face shape? If your answer is no, don’t worry, we are here to provide you with a lot of information on this topic. Even many physicians don’t really know or understand that Graves’ disease and Thyroid Eye Disease affect more than just the eyes and the tissue… Read More »


Graves’ Disease Support Groups

In addition to helping his patients be themselves again through medical procedures, surgery, and lifestyle advice, there is another point of pride that Dr. Raymond Douglas makes a priority – connecting patients through Graves’ Disease Support Groups. Many patients of Dr. Douglas’ sought help from others and now are now returning the favor by helping… Read More »


How to Cure Graves’ Disease

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses how to cure Graves’ disease. Understanding Graves’ Disease Graves’ disease is an autoimmune condition that starts in the bone marrow, and attacks several organs, including the thyroid. Unfortunately, it also attacks both the skin and the issue around the eye. As with any autoimmune… Read More »


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