Thyroid Eye Disease Relief with Prescription Tepezza

sad sick young asian woman with sore throat at home If you are suffering from thyroid eye disease – Graves’ Disease – consult with Dr. W. John Murrell about prescription Tepezza to reduce eye-bulging, double vision, and other unwanted symptoms. FDA-approved Tepezza is administered intravenously to relieve those suffering from thyroid eye disease symptoms. No longer is surgery required to alleviate the symptoms of thyroid eye disease – including limited vision.

Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Disease) Defined

When the body overproduces thyroid hormone, this condition is an immune system disorder known as hyperthyroidism. Graves’ Disease is an immune system disorder resulting in the overproduction of thyroid hormones, also known as hyperthyroidism.

Thyroid eye disease is an ocular condition resulting from Graves’ disease. Antibodies work against receptors within thyroid cells and the cells behind the eyes. When symptoms of thyroid eye disease hinder eyesight, professional medical care is necessary.

Thyroid Eye Disease Symptoms

Tepezza is the first nonsurgical treatment for thyroid eye disease – a condition that is completely different from the severity of hyperthyroidism.

This injectable drug alleviates:

  • Inflammation and redness
  • Double vision
  • Eye bulging
  • Eyelid swelling
  • Dry eye
  • Excessive tearing
  • Grittiness sensation and overall eye irritation

How Tepezza Works

Tepezza works as an insulin-like growth factor receptor inhibitor. This latest prescription medication targets inflammation, swelling, and bulging caused by thyroid eye disease. People suffering from thyroid eye disease want to alleviate their symptoms and improve their eye appearance. This is possible with prescription Tepezza.

Home Remedies to Supplement Prescription Tepezza

There are many easy home remedies to help reduce the symptoms of thyroid eye disease.

These include:

  • A cool compress to reduce eye inflammation
  • Using lubricating eye drops to soothe dry eye irritation
  • Wearing sunglasses to reduce photosensitivity to sunlight
  • Steroid medications to reduce eye swelling

In more serious cases of thyroid eye disease:

  • Eyelid surgery may be recommended to trim back excess tissue for easier eye closure
  • Eyelid surgery can also help to lengthen muscles around the eyes, correcting double vision
  • Orbital decompression surgery creates more space within the eye socket

Find Trusted Care for Thyroid Eye Disease

For treatment of your thyroid eye disease, trust the skill and experience of Dr. W. John Murrell in Amarillo, TX. Call 303-351-1177 to schedule your consultation today.

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