Trichiasis

Posterior lamellar versus bilamellar tarsal rotation surgery for trachomatous trichiasis: Long-term outcomes from a randomised controlled trial

This study examined the participants of a clinical trial four years after enrolment to identify which of the two most commonly used eyelid surgery procedures to treat trachomatous trichiasis, the posterior Lamellar Tarsal Rotation (PLTR) and Billamelar Tarsal Rotation (BLTR), gives better results in the long-term.

Photographing Eyelids Before and After Trachomatous Trichiasis (TT) Surgery: A Resource Package (French)

This package highlights the use of photo taking before and after trichiasis surgery to help surgeons, technical supervisors, and national programs improve TT surgical quality. Contents include how to photograph eyelids and how the photos can support surgeon skill strengthening.

Operational adaptations of the trachoma pre-validation surveillance strategy employed in Ghana: a qualitative assessment of successes and challenges

In 2009 Ghana began to design a trachoma pre-validation surveillance plan, based on then-current WHO recommendations. The plan aimed to identify active trachoma resurgence and identify and manage trichiasis cases, through both active and passive surveillance approaches. This paper outlines and reviews the adaptations made by Ghana between 2011 and 2016. The assessment will provide a learning opportunity for a number of countries as they progress towards elimination status.

Formation Des Chirurgiens Du Trichiasis Dans Le Cadre Des Programmes Visant A L’ élimination Du Trachome

Ce guide pour les formateurs des chirurgiens du trichiasis contient des informations destinées à préparer et mener un atelier de formation. Il vise à faciliter et normaliser le processus et la qualité de la formation des nouveaux chirurgiens, ainsi que celle des chirurgiens ayant besoin d’une formation supplémentaire.

Planification de la transition relative aux services de prise en charge du trichiasis

La présente boîte à outils pour la planification de la transition est l’un des trois documents de planification recommandés par la Coalition internationale pour la lutte contre le trachome aux directeurs de programme et aux partenaires de mise en œuvre, afin d’appuyer la transition qui permettra de passer des efforts d’élimination (interventions de santé publique) à la mise en place de services publics de routine. 

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