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Patient refusal for trichiasis surgery in Tanzania based on misconception of recovery time

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | AAAS

(PLOS) Trachomatous trichiasis, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis, is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide. It is common in areas of the world that lack access to health care and clean water. A relatively simple surgery can spare the patient's vision, and although this surgery is usually performed free of charge in endemic regions, multiple studies indicate that surgical refusal is common.

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