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Epiblepharon

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Epiblepharon is a condition in which the pretarsal orbicularis and skin form a horizontal fold that pushes the eyelashes vertically, sometimes in contact with the cornea. It is most common in children of Asian descent.


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last updated: 1/21/2015