NOSPECS-Scheme is a method for grading endocrine ophthalmopathy.
It has first been suggested in 1969 by S.C. Werner and delivers the following classification:
Within classes 1 to 6 the investigator has to differentiate the severeity grades 0, A, B, C.
The NOSPECS-Scheme is widely used but suffers from numerous ambiguities. A more modern and unambiguous graduation is LEMO Classification.
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