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A teaching ophthalmologist observes surgical technique Description: A teaching ophthalmologist observes the surgical technique of an integrated eye care worker (IECW) in rural Ethiopia. In the STAR Study, trichiasis surgery was performed by IECWs. To ensure quality, all IECWs were certified for surgery by the STAR study team following World Health Organization guidelines.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR01
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A father waits with his young child at the STAR Study center Description: A father waits with his young child at the STAR Study center in rural Ethiopia. As part of the study, the family members of trichiasis surgery patients were also treated with antibiotics.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR03
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An integrated eye care worker (IECW) in rural Ethiopia Description: An integrated eye care worker (IECW) in rural Ethiopia practices visual acuity assessments using a tumbling E eye chart. In the STAR Study, each patientís vision was evaluated prior to trichiasis surgery.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR02
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A house in a village in rural Wolayta Zone Description: A house in a village in rural Wolayta Zone, Ethiopia where trachoma is hyper-endemic. This area was the setting for the STAR Study, a NEI-funded trial on treatment for trichiasis, an eye infection caused by trachoma.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR04
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An integrated eye care worker Description: An integrated eye care worker (IECW) in rural Ethiopia performs eyelid surgery on a patient with trichiasis as part of the STAR Study. A surgical nurse assists with the procedure and collects data.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR05
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The research team for the Surgery for Trichiasis Description: The research team for the Surgery for Trichiasis, Antibiotics for Recurrence (STAR) Study, a NEI-funded clinical trial. The STAR Study evaluated treatment for trichiasis, an eye infection caused by trachoma.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR06
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Community health assistants (CHAs) screen children Description: As part of the STAR Study, community health assistants (CHAs) screen children for trachoma in a rural village in Ethiopia. Trachoma causes the eye-infection trichiasis, a condition in which the eyelid turns inward and eyelashes rub against the eye, resulting in corneal scarring and loss of vision.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR07
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Trichiasis surgery patients in rural Ethiopia Description: Trichiasis surgery patients in rural Ethiopia are evaluated during a follow-up visit. These women participated in the STAR Study, an NEI-funded trial on treatment for trichiasis, an eye infection caused by trachoma.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR08
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Community health assistants (CHAs) screen adults Description: As part of the STAR Study, community health assistants (CHAs) screen adults for trachoma in a rural village in Ethiopia. Trachoma causes the eye-infection trichiasis, a condition in which the eyelid turns inward and eyelashes rub against the eye, resulting in corneal scarring and loss of vision.
Credit: STAR Study Team
Ref#: STAR09
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