X-ray epilation for the treatment of trichiasis.

  title={X-ray epilation for the treatment of trichiasis.},
  author={Jacqueline L. Hartzler and Kenneth H. Neldner and Stephan L Forstot},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  volume={120 5},
.richiasis is a complication of many different disorders of the eyelids. Treatment is difficult and painful when conventional methods of plucking, surgical excision, electrolysis, or cryotherapy are employed. Since superficial x-ray therapy for the treatment of eyelid skin cancers causes permanent loss of the eyelashes in the irradiated field, we attempted… CONTINUE READING