Examples from the Web for trichiasis
In cases of trichiasis where a few eyelashes turn in on the conjunctiva or cornea they may be removed by this method.
As a cautery it was used to destroy the roots of hairs, which had been removed for trichiasis.
Albucasis recommends burning the roots of hairs in trichiasis with a probe of gold.
It allows puffs of smoke to escape enough to give you trichiasis.The Man Who Laughs|Victor Hugo
We know that granular ophthalmia with trichiasis as a sequela was very rife.