Trichiasis

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Trichiasis a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva.wikipedia
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Electrology

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Standard treatment involves removal or destruction of the affected eyelashes with electrology, specialized laser, or surgery.
Galvanic electrolysis was first reported in medical literature in 1875 by ophthalmologist Charles Michel as a method for removing ingrown eyelashes.

Trachoma

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Repeated cases of trachoma infection may cause trichiasis.
An additional 7.3 million people are reported to have trichiasis.

Cornea

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Trichiasis a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva.

Conjunctiva

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Trichiasis a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva.

Infection

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This can be caused by infection, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, congenital defects, eyelid agenesis and trauma such as burns or eyelid injury.

Inflammation

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This can be caused by infection, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, congenital defects, eyelid agenesis and trauma such as burns or eyelid injury.

Autoimmunity

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This can be caused by infection, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, congenital defects, eyelid agenesis and trauma such as burns or eyelid injury.

Agenesis

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This can be caused by infection, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, congenital defects, eyelid agenesis and trauma such as burns or eyelid injury.

Injury

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This can be caused by infection, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, congenital defects, eyelid agenesis and trauma such as burns or eyelid injury.

Laser

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Standard treatment involves removal or destruction of the affected eyelashes with electrology, specialized laser, or surgery.

Surgery

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Standard treatment involves removal or destruction of the affected eyelashes with electrology, specialized laser, or surgery.

Dog

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Trichiasis in dogs is hair from the eyelid growing in the wrong direction and rubbing on the eye, causing irritation.

English Cocker Spaniel

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It usually occurs at the lateral upper eyelid, especially in the English Cocker Spaniel.

Petroleum jelly

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This type of trichiasis can be flattened by rubbing petroleum jelly onto it, but surgery is sometimes necessary for permanent correction.

Slit lamp

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Hypertrichosis

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Epiphora (medicine)

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This can be due to ocular irritation and inflammation (including trichiasis and entropion) or an obstructed tear outflow tract which is divided according to its anatomical location (i.e. ectropion, punctal, canalicular or nasolacrimal duct obstruction).

Photinos Panas

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Panas is credited with introducing an operation for entropion in trichiasis, as well as an operation for attachment of the upper eyelid to the occipitofrontalis muscle for treatment of blepharoptosis.

Eyelash

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Trichiasis a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva.

Toxic epidermal necrolysis

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These can include dry eyes, photophobia, symblepharon, corneal scarring or xerosis, subconjunctival fibrosis, trichiasis, decreased visual acuity, and blindness.