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Scarring of the Eye Due to Onchocerciasis
Scarring of the Eye Due to Onchocerciasis
Scarring of the Eye Due to Onchocerciasis

Without treatment, onchocerciasis can cause scar tissue to form on the cornea of the eye. As a result, the cornea may become opaque (it appears white), and people may become blind.

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