Plastic Surgery

Epiblepharon


There is an eyelid condition that describes the inward direction of skin and eyelashes that is commonly found in young individuals of Hispanic and Asian descent. This medical condition is called epiblepharon.

Symptoms

Due to the eyelashes rubbing on the cornea, constant irritation of the eyes, tearing and light sensitivity are common.

Treatment Options

In order to correct this disorder, surgery is performed to realign the eyelid tissue. This is performed as an outpatient procedure.

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