I asked a question about "depression" symptoms possibly being related to post thyroidectomy...and I neglected to mention I am scheduled for cataract surgery and possible eye muscle surgery (graves opthalmopathy)in the very near future. I am relatively young for cataract surgery...although dr. denies it is related to graves disease or any of it's affects. Is there anyone who has had eye surgery due to Graves disease of the eye? Does it help? Is the possibility of the eye disease progressing AFTER the surgery a good reason to hold off on the initial (muscle) surgery?
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