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Ruby laser for the treatment of trichiasis.

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Trichiasis, the misdirection of eyelashes arising from their normal sites of origin, may cause discomfort, corneal abrasions, ulceration and scarring. The therapies currently used for this condition have a variety of success rates and complications. In this report we describe epilation using a ruby laser to treat ten patients (11 lids). In six patients laser treatment was completely successful in achieving alopecia, in three patients the treatment was partly successful, and one patient was lo...

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10.1007/s10103-007-0534-y

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University of Oxford
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Oxford
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Author
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Lasers in medical science More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
137-139
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1435-604X
ISSN:
0268-8921
Language:
English
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pubs:268193
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uuid:6e355a5a-c835-4bde-802c-a32dd73cd5bd
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pubs:268193
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268193
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2014-07-10

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