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Do children outgrow trichiasis?

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Children often outgrow trichiasis. If your child has a scratch on his or her eye, the doctor may prescribe antibiotic drops and may also suggest an artificial tear ointment to protect it.

SOURCES:

Kidshealth.org: “All About Eyes.”

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: “Trichiasis.”

Eyesmart.org: “What is a Corneal Ulcer?” “What is Trichiasis?”

Merck Manual: “Trichiasis.”

Doctors of Optometry Canada: “Trichiasis.”

University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust: “Patient Information Factsheet: Ingrowing Eyelashes (trichiasis and distichiasis.)”

USC Eye Institute: “Trichiasis - Misdirected Eyelashes.”

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on November 07, 2019

SOURCES:

Kidshealth.org: “All About Eyes.”

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: “Trichiasis.”

Eyesmart.org: “What is a Corneal Ulcer?” “What is Trichiasis?”

Merck Manual: “Trichiasis.”

Doctors of Optometry Canada: “Trichiasis.”

University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust: “Patient Information Factsheet: Ingrowing Eyelashes (trichiasis and distichiasis.)”

USC Eye Institute: “Trichiasis - Misdirected Eyelashes.”

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on November 07, 2019

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