Treatment of localized trichiasis with radiosurgery.

  title={Treatment of localized trichiasis with radiosurgery.},
  author={Guy M Kezirian},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={9 4},
  • Guy M Kezirian
  • Published 1993 in Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Several treatments exist for trichiasis, a condition in which misdirected lashes come in contact with the globe. The treatments can be considered in two groups, those that destroy the lash follicle and those that redirect the lashes. No technique is without potential complications, and none is 100% effective. The Ellman Surgitron FFPF offers a new treatment for trichiasis directed at destroying the lash follicle. This instrument utilizes energy at 3.8 MHz in the radiofrequency band of the… CONTINUE READING

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