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February 1970

Trachoma Among the Navajo Indians

Author Affiliations

Gallup, NM
From the US Public Health Service Indian Hospital, Gallup, NM.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;83(2):187-190. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990030189011

Although trachoma is a rare disease in most of the United States, it continues to be the major ophthalmological problem among Southwestern Indians. A new trachoma control program on the Navajo Indian Reservation is described.