Dr. Gary Lelli, an oculoplastic surgeon specializing in ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC joins eHealth Radio and the Eye Health & Health News Channels to talk about Thyroid Eye Disease (TED), the symptoms, who is at risk, why it is difficult to diagnose and how it is different than Graves disease.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Gary Lelli discuss the following:
Can you explain to our listeners what Thyroid Eye Disease is?
Who is at risk?
What are the main signs and symptoms to look out for?
What should people do if they notice changes in their eyes?
What types of doctors most commonly treat TED?
Summary: If you think you might have TED, visit at TED Specialist early to make sure you are properly diagnosed. To find a TED Specialist near you, visit TEDdoctors.com’
Dr. Gary Joseph Lelli is an oculoplastic surgeon specializing in ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Dr. Lelli routinely treats patients with Thyroid Eye Disease and is accredited by ASOPRS.
Dr. Lelli gained experience in clinical and surgical experience while treating patients at Columbia University Medical Center, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, and New York University Hospital. Dr. Lelli also joined the staff of the New York Rangers as the team’s Ophthalmologist.
Dr. Lelli partnered with Horizon for TED Awareness Week in November 2020 and has also worked with advocacy groups like Prevent Blindness and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR).