[Distichiasis].

@article{Skunca2006Distichiasis,
  title={[Distichiasis].},
  author={Jelena Skunca and Ivanka Petri{\'c} and Blanka Doko-Mandi{\'c} and Valentina Lacmanovi{\'c}-Loncar and R. Ivekovic and Helena Kastelan and Zdravko Mandi{\'c}},
  journal={Acta medica Croatica : casopis Hravatske akademije medicinskih znanosti},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={167-9}
}
Distichiasis is a rare congenital or acquired eyelid anomaly in which an accessory row of eyelashes arises from the openings of meibomian glands or near them. The abnormal cilia are posterior to the normal row of cilia and may abrade the eye causing ocular irritation and corneal damage. We describe a 9-year-old Caucasian girl with bilateral and symmetric distichiasis. This condition was treated with lid splitting followed by cryotherapy to the posterior lid lamella. The technique has been used… CONTINUE READING