Management of Thyroid Eye Disease

Publication Date: December 13, 2022
Last Updated: January 27, 2024

Diagnosis and assessment

Key Point 3.1

Early diagnosis of TED and simple measures to prevent TED development or progression should be pursued.

Initial care and referral for specialty care

Key Point 5.1.1

Local ocular measures and lifestyle intervention should be offered to all patients with TED. Lubricants and nocturnal eye masks may be used to prevent or treat corneal exposure. Ocular occlusion and prisms may be offered to relieve diplopia. The importance of smoking reduction or cessation should be explained, and smokers offered support for this goal.



Management of Thyroid Eye Disease

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