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Managing Eye Disease Caused by Thyroid Imbalances

September 4, 2018

Thyroid disease (also known as Graves’ disease) is an extremely common autoimmune condition that is caused by an overactive thyroid. Although it can affect men, women are 7-8 more times likely to have the condition than their male counterparts. One of the most common side-effects of thyroid disease is “thyroid-associated orbitopathy” (TAO) or “Graves’ orbitopathy,” … Read post

Orbital Decompression: FAQs

August 7, 2018

Factors like genetics or particular types of medical conditions can cause a situation where the bony eye socket (“orbit”) isn’t large enough for the eye. This can lead to problems like impaired vision or “bulging” in the eyes. Fortunately, Orbital Decompression can help! Is orbital surgery invasive? Until the 90s, orbital decompression had to be … Read post

What’s the Difference Between a Stye and a Chalazion?

September 25, 2017

Styes form as a result of an infection (usually bacterial) in the root of an eyelash. The result is a raised, swollen, painful, red bump near the edge of your eyelid. A chalazion, however, is more likely to be found a little farther up inside your upper or lower eyelid. The main differences between styes … Read post

Is Cosmetic Eye Surgery Risky?

September 25, 2017

Beverly Hills oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Kami Parsa believes that beauty should complement health – not compromise it. That’s why he performs procedures with the utmost care and precaution. But like any other elective procedure, cosmetic eye surgery carries a few inherent risks. If you’re interested in oculoplastic treatment, then it’s good to get familiar with … Read post