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Illinois Center for Thyroid Eye Disease

The Illinois Center for Thyroid Eye Disease provides multi-specialty coordinated care for patients with Thyroid Eye Disease (TED). TED is an autoimmune disease that causes changes in the appearance of the eyes and eyelids and symptomatic pain, tearing, double vision, and in rare cases, vision loss.

The Illinois Center for Thyroid Eye Disease provides:

  • Comprehensive, coordinated, and empathetic care with a focus on patient satisfaction and experience
  • Medical and Surgical Ophthalmic care for all patients with TED, including those with severe, vision-threatening disease
  • Cutting-edge technology, imaging, and access to ongoing clinical trials
  • Availability of expert strabismus surgeons, ocular surface specialists, neuro-ophthalmologists, head and neck radiologists, radiation oncologists, and endocrinologists for multidisciplinary care as needed
  • Coordinated care with an emphasis on patient satisfaction and experience

To request an appointment, please call 312.996.EYES (3937)

Physicians:

Both Dr. Vinay Aakalu and Dr. Van Ann Tran are fellows of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, who have expertise in the complex, multi-faceted care of patients with TED. 

Dr. Daniel Toft co-directs the Illinois Center for Thyroid Eye Disease and provides coordinated care of patients with Thyroid Eye Disease (TED). He has extensive experience with TED, complex endocrinologic, and medical conditions. He is board-certified in endocrinology.

Location:

Specialty Care Building (SCB)