Is it Possible to Reduce Swelling from Thyroid Eye Disease?

Thyroid eye disease (also referred to as Grave’s disease or thyroid orbitopathy) is an autoimmune disease that affects one out of every 200 people. The disease is related to the thyroid gland. This is an important part of one’s body as the hormones secreted by it control the body’s metabolism. It also affects different structures…

Thyroid Eye Disease Treatment

Thyroid eye disease (also referred to as thyroid orbitopathy or Graves’ disease) is an autoimmune disease that affects one out of every 200 people. Many do not know where to turn for thyroid eye disease treatment. That’s why Dr. Taban is passionate about keeping you informed on the subject. As evidenced in the name, this…

Orbital Decompression Surgeon

Many patients every year undergo orbital decompression and it is often related to Grave’s Disease where patients may be experiencing exophthalmos which causes a bulging of the eyes. With orbital decompression the symptoms from exophthalmos are relieved, resulting in increased visual acuity for most individuals who are diagnosed with this disease. What’s orbital decompression surgery…

What is orbital decompression surgery?

Orbital Decompression Surgeon Orbital decompression is a needed by patients who suffer from bulgy eyes (called exophthalmos), which can be inherited or caused by other medical problems, most commonly Graves’ disease (thyroid eye disease).This procedure is designed to relieve the symptoms of exophthalmos to provide comfort and better vision for individuals that suffer from this…

Orbital Fracture: What Is It?

Sustaining an orbital fracture or eyelid laceration for any reason can be an extremely difficult and painful process to go through. However, with the help of a board certified oculoplastic surgeon, like Dr. Mehryar (Ray) Taban, your pain and suffering can be greatly reduced. Dr. Taban encourages all patients to seek medical attention if they feel they’ve suffered an orbital…

What is An Orbital Fracture (blowout) Surgery?

Recently, Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett underwent surgery to repair a right orbital fracture (blowout fracture), according to widespread media reports. The injury happened when he bunted a ball off his eye socket during practice. Dr Taban, assistant clinical professor at UCLA, explains orbital fracture (blowout) repair and its associated recovery time. Trauma to the orbit…