Tag: "trichiasis" at medical news
Blindness And Trachoma
...0 million were in need of surgery for trachomatous trichiasis
(eyelash[es] touching the eye), and 8 million were already blind, according to background information in the article. In 1996, the WHO designed the SAFE (Surgery for trachomatous trichiasis; Antibiotics for Chlamydia trachomatis (a type of Chlamydia...
Single Dose Of Azithromycin Could Cure Trichiasis
...t an estimated 11 million people worldwide develop trichiasis
every year, we see the impact that the findings of this study may have in preventing future vision loss.” In Trichiasis, the eyelid turns inward and causes corneal scarring, which results in loss of vision or blindness. It is caused by trachoma, whic...