What is Orbital decompression surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Orbital decompression surgery is performed to relieve exophthalmus (bulging eyes), a condition associated with Graves' Disease, that causes the eyes to bulge. The goal os the surgery is to create more space in the orbital cavity so help reduce bulging.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Orbital decompression surgery

Side effect Patients
Bulging eyes 1

Duration

Currently having Orbital decompression surgery

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
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