What is the medical term for bulging eyes?


Though prominent eyes may simply be a family trait, eyes that appear to bulge may be evidence of Graves' disease. Abnormal levels of thyroid hormone cause tissues surrounding the eye to swell, making it appear that the eye is bulging.

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