orbital decompression

or·bi·tal de·com·pres·sion

removal of a portion of the bony orbit, usually superior (Naffziger operation), lateral (Krönlein operation), or inferior (Ogura operation).
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The member of girl band EXID will have an orbital decompression to treat exophthalmos a a bulging eyeball a at a Seoul hospital on Jan.
In mild cases, signs and symptoms can be controlled with supportive therapies, whereas severe cases may require systemic steroids, immunosuppressive agents, plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin, radiotherapy, and orbital decompression surgery (see pages 94-105).
Endoscopic orbital decompression was done in one patient with orbital cellulitis associated with juvenile diabetes mellitus (Fig.
The surgical specimens of 5 patients with GO (GO1-GO5) during orbital decompression surgery (one man and four women; mean age: 37 years) and the specimens of 5 age- and sex-matched patients (N1-N5) (one man and four women; mean age: 36 years) who received oculoplastic surgery for noninflammatory conditions were used in this study.
Current treatments for TED include orbital decompression surgery to increase the space around the eye by removing tissue or bone.
Graves' eye disease, also known as Graves' ophthalmopathy, would be present in about half of people who have Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder and the treatment for the bulging eyes involved orbital decompression surgery, whereas, double vision was treated with a different surgery, which straightens the eyes by adjusting the eye muscles.
Bose is experienced in performing orbital decompression in thyroid eye disease, optic nerve sheath fenestration, muscle surgery in restrictive and paralytic strabismus, lid retraction surgery, Botox injection, and complex surgeries of the head and orbit in association with maxillofacial surgeons and neurosurgeons.
Endocrinologists, pharmacologists, surgeons, and other medical specialists from around the world also discuss differential diagnosis, Graves' disease, styles of coping with stress and patients' disease acceptance level, radioiodine treatment, orbital decompression in patients with severe thyroid ophthalmopathy, the effectiveness of adrenergic blockers on hyperthyroidism associated insulin resistance, acute thyroid emergencies, thyroid receptor antagonists, thyroid carcinoma, autoimmune thyroid diseases, unusual presentations, and thyroid function in infants with mothers with Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism during pregnancy.
Two of the six patients had dysthyroid optic neuropathy; one proved refractory to intravenous methylprednisolone and the other worsened despite orbital decompression surgery.
Less commonly, patients may have cosmetically disabling proptosis which may need orbital decompression surgery (Chavis 2002, Schotthoefer & Wallace 2007).
Surgical orbital decompression is indicated for patients with compressive optic neuropathy, exposure keratopathy, an uncontrolled elevation of intraocular pressure, globe subluxation, and .
After undergoing emergent orbital decompression via medial orbitotomy with op tic nerve sheath fenestration and repair of her lacerations, she had a visual acuity of 20/70.