STIs: Expert issues warning over four STIs that can cause blindness unless treated swiftly

Chlamydia This is also true for other bacterial STIs, such as chlamydia, which can cause trachoma – an infection that affects the eyes. “If left untreated, trachoma, a hygiene-related disease, can lead to partial vision loss or blindness,” added Mr Roshni. Though rare, gonorrhoea can occasionally affect the eyes too, causing discharge that appears yellow […]

STIs: Expert issues warning over four STIs that can cause blindness unless treated swiftly
Chlamydia This is also true for other bacterial STIs, such as chlamydia, which can cause trachoma – an infection that affects the eyes. “If left untreated, trachoma, a hygiene-related disease, can lead to partial vision loss or blindness,” added Mr Roshni. Though rare, gonorrhoea can occasionally affect the eyes too, causing discharge that appears yellow […]