Greek Ophthalmology
Syria (1965) Medical Days: Hippocrates and Avicenna.
Hippocrates also described the management of trichiasis.

On regimen in acute diseases
29. Trichiasis. Having introduced a thread into the eye of a needle push it through the upper part 
      of the distended eyelid, and do the same at the base of it; having stretched the threads tie 
      a knot on them, and bind up until they drop out: and, if this be sufficient, so far well; but if 
      otherwise, you must do the same thing again. 

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