About-Trachoma is a bacterial infection that affects eyes caused by bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis
Itching and irritation of the eyes and eyelids
Discharge from the eyes containing mucus or pus
Light sensitivity (photophobia)
Causes- Trachomais caused by certain subtypes of Chlamydia trachomatis. The common transmission routes are in contact with discharge from the eyes or nose, hands, clothing, towels of an infected person, besides that insects, eye-seeking flies etc. can play a role.