What Is Blepharospasm?
Trichiasis is an abnormal growth of eyelashes on the lids. Trichiasis affects the overall comfort of the eye causing minor to severe eye irritation, redness, tearing, and a foreign body sensation. In the early stages it may only occur as a minor irritant but can become very uncomfortable over time.This condition does not directly affect an individual’s vision but the side effects of trichiasis can have an impact on the visual acuity. Vision is only affected by the side effects of trichiasis if this condition is left untreated. Trichiasis can interfere with quality of life, it is important for people suffering to speak with a professional.
Symptoms of Trichiasis
As the condition progresses, symptoms occur frequently during the day. Many of the symptoms are dry eyes, red eye, foreign body sensation, abrasions, and tearing
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What Causes Trichiasis?
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