Orbital Decompression for Graves’ Ophtalmopathy

What is Orbital Decompression for Graves' Ophtalmopathy?

Graves' Ophtalmopathy disease: It is an autoimmune thyroid disease that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism)

  • Symptoms: It is characterized by some of the following clinical symptoms like:
    • Enlargement of the thyroid gland (goiter),
    • Tachycardia or palpitations (Rapid or irregular hartbeat,
    • Graves' Ophthalmopathy usually showing, among other signs:
      • Exophthalmos (abnormal protrusion of the eyeballs).,
    • Etc...

Graves' Ophthalmopathy Treatment:

  • Eyes can be pushed back into the eye sockets.
  • This surgery is called "Orbital decompression for Graves' ophtalmopathy".
  • Surgical procedure:
    • It is performed under general anesthesia,
    • It lasts approximately 1h30 for both eyes,
    • The scars are hidden behind the lower eyelids and are therefore totally invisible.
    • It is necessary to plan a two-day hospitalization and a home convalescence of a fortnight.
  • Postoperative course: They are usually very simple
    • Little to no pain
    • Fresh compresses to put on the eyes to limit edema
    • Periorbital bruising, sometimes
    • Small bleeding through the nose, which stops in 2 to 3 days
    • Temporary or temporary double vision sometimes
    • Sensitivity problems of the lower cheek and eyelid a few weeks, sometimes

Why Choose Us? Because...

... We are very proud to have one of the world's best Specialized Surgeons in this Treatment, Professor in French University,

  • Pr Pierre BOULETREAU, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon:
    • Is World-known for his expertise in "Orthognathic Surgery" and "Orbital decompression for Graves' Ophtalmopathy"
    • Is often considered and recognized as the No. 1 in France,
    • has been teaching Surgery for years and he is currently Professor in French University (Lyon).

If you are in search of the best "Orbital decompression for Graves' Ophtalmopathy" Surgeon in Dubai, then look no further than the Dome MedDental Clinic.

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Male, 52 y/o patient
Condition : Graves' Ophthalmopathy
Surgery : Orbital Decompression

 

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Female, 45 y/o patient
Condition : Graves' Ophthalmopathy
Surgery : Orbital Decompression

 

Pre-op

Post-op

 

Female, 52 y/o patient
Condition : Graves' Ophthalmopathy
Surgery : Orbital Decompression

 
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