He is reluctant to put me on interferon/ribavirin therapy which would last 48 weeks, because of the risk of blindness from <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Graves</span>
Eye <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Disease</span>
. Although I have been euthyroid for four years, I was treated for hyperthyroidism from 2000-2002 with atenolol, tapizole and PTU, and currently have clinical evidence of mild Graves
in one eye, demonstrated by lid retraction, and slight limitation of upward and outward gaze.