Is it possible to reduce the bulgy appearance of my eyes? (photos)
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There are many causes of bulging eyes but when they occur without thyroid disease it is often a cosmetic problem but can also cause dryness. There are several options form moving the eyes back to camouflaging the prominence. We specialize in moving the eyes back and reducing the bulging but this is very specialized and you should seek an opinion from an orbital and oculoplastic surgeon who has done hundreds of these cases. Downside can be double vision but in the right hands it is very low.
Is it possible to reduce the bulgy appearance of my eyes?
There is a treatment for bulging eyes but it is not for everyone. You have to be evaluated. See following link for more information, videos, etc.
Bulging eyeballs can be improved significantly with surgery. You should see an experienced oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation first.
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The most common reason for this is a hyperactive thyroid, but you would need a CT scan to make sure nothing else is going on. Once it has been stable for 6 months an oculoplastic surgeon can do an orbital decompression to allow the eye to sink back.
Yes, there is surgery to reduce the prominence of your eye, but it is very specialized. I would suggest meeting with an oculoplastic surgeon to discuss all your concerns. Sometimes, surgery on the lower lids can improve your looks.
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