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Proptosis, or exophthalmos, is an abnormal bulging of one or both eyes.
Symptoms may include:
  • protruding eye
  • dry cornea
  • corneal ulcer
  • impaired vision
Causes may include:
Treatment may include:
  • vascular procedure to close off certain blood vessels
  • treating any underlying conditions
  • shades for the eyes
  • eye drops
  • medication
  • radiation therapy
  • surgery

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