ComplicationsBy Mayo Clinic staff
One episode of trachoma caused by Chlamydia trachomatis is easily treated with early detection and use of antibiotics. However, repeated infection can lead to complications, including:
- Scarring of the inner eyelid
- Eyelid deformities
- Inward folding of the eyelid (entropion)
- Ingrown eyelashes
- Corneal scarring or cloudiness
- Partial or complete vision loss
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