- Eye pain & redness
- Change in vision
- Corneal abrasion/ulcers,
- Foreign body sensation
- Sensitivity to light & tearing
Hot compresses might ease symptoms. The eye specialist can also pull out any ingrown eyelashes, however, it might not treat the problem in the long term. Sometimes laser or electrolysis treatment is used to treat the problem permanently. Surgery is also possible for severe cases where the surgeon will reposition the eyelashes. In some cases, our Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioner or Clinic Optometrist will treat recurrent Trichiasis.