Thyroid Eye Disease

During a series of lectures on thyroid eye disease (TED) during the recently-concluded AAO 2020 Virtual conference, Steven M. Couch, MD, presented a to-do list for patients with newly-diagnosed thyroid eye disease. He should know. Dr Couch has been studying the disorder for years and most recently presented new data on the demographic and…

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  1. Nov 13, 2020

Diabetes, smoking are independent risk factors of sight-threatening TED

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major independent risk factor predictive of sight-threatening thyroid eye disease (ST-TED), and alone or in combination with smoking may predict the worsening of visual function in patients with TED, according to a…