|.....................||The most common orbital case and indeed in the fellowship
thyroid eye disease. Learn to use Hertel's exophthalmometer well without
making it look threatening to the patient ie. make sure the edges of the meter
are wide apart as you rest them on the orbital rims. Also remember to check
if the proptosis is axial or non-axial. Non-axial proptosis may imply space
occupying lesion outside the muscle cone.Apart from measuring the amount
of proptosis, do not forget to test the ocular motility and the optic nerve function.