Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) is a condition in which the eye muscles, eye lids, tear glands and fatty tissue behind the eye become inflamed. It occurs in about 20% of people with Graves' disease and can also occur after treatment for Graves' disease. More rarely it can also occur in people when their thyroid is underactive or functioning normally. TED is also more common in smokers.

To help you and those around you recognise the symptoms of what can be a debilitating eye condition, we recommend you download this card and carry it with you.

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Download TED early warning card

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This early warning card is free of charge to patients; however, we would welcome a donation to help cover our costs 

If you are ordering for a hospital or health centre please order from our bulk order form 

If you are ordering from overseas, we will require you to pay the postage costs in £. We will contact you to advise how much this will be.

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