Hippocrates also described the management
Syria (1965) Medical
Days: Hippocrates and Avicenna.
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.