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What is trachoma?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Eye infection
Trachoma is caused by infection with the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis.
It frequently affects children, although the effects of scarring may not be seen until later in life. Trachoma is spread through direct contact with infected eye, nose, or throat secretions or by contact with contaminated objects, such as towels, etc.

In brief: Eye infection
Trachoma is caused by infection with the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis.
It frequently affects children, although the effects of scarring may not be seen until later in life. Trachoma is spread through direct contact with infected eye, nose, or throat secretions or by contact with contaminated objects, such as towels, etc.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Infectious
Caused by chlamydia a bacteria that affects the eyes.
It produces a irrited and rough surface of the eyelids. Rx by antibiotics.

In brief: Infectious
Caused by chlamydia a bacteria that affects the eyes.
It produces a irrited and rough surface of the eyelids. Rx by antibiotics.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
Thank
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