Prospective evaluation of the argon laser in the treatment of trichiasis

Ophthalmic Surg. 1992 Mar;23(3):183-7.


We report the results of argon-laser treatment in 60 consecutive eyelids with focal, symptomatic trichiasis. Permanence of eyelash destruction compared favorably with that reported for cryosurgery; complications were limited to minimal contour abnormalities and hypopigmentation.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Eyelashes / surgery*
  • Hair Diseases / surgery
  • Humans
  • Laser Therapy / methods*
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Prospective Studies
  • Recurrence
  • Treatment Outcome