Surgical treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy.

@article{Eckstein2012SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy.},
  author={Anja Katrin Eckstein and Michael Peter Schittkowski and J. Esser},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={339-58}
}
The aims of surgical treatment in Graves's orbitopathy (GO) are improvement of function and appearance. Since antiinflammatory treatment of GO rarely results in a complete resolution of symptoms, surgical treatment is very important for patients well being. Rehabilitative surgery includes orbital decompression, squint correction, lid lengthening and blepharoplasty and these procedures have to be performed in centres of expertise. Various techniques have been developed for orbital decompression… CONTINUE READING

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