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What is the DIfference Between Trichiasis and Distichiasis?

Trichiasis and distichiasis are both abnormal eyelash growths, yet they have slight differences. Extra eyelashes grow where they shouldn’t, around the edge(s) of the eyelid(s). This genetically inherited condition is widespread throughout several breeds. Even though some people with distichiasis will have pain, many don’t exhibit any clinical symptoms, and others don’t even need to be treated. […]