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    Stage 2 Trachoma

    In the 2nd stage of trachoma, beginning 7 to 10 days after onset of hyperemia and tearing (stage 1), small follicles develop in the upper tarsal conjunctiva and gradually increase in size and number over 3 to 4 wk.

    Image courtesy of the World Health Organization via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (