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do eyelashes grow back after being cut

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
3months max: Eyelashes replace themselves every three months but do this in an irregular pattern so that you always have a row of them. If you cut them off at the ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelashes: Usually takes about 7-8 weeks to grow back.
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelash growth: When eyelashes are cut down, it takes up to two months for them to grow back to their normal length.

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Eyelashes are constantly growing out and falling out to be replaced by a new eyelash.
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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes in time: The entire growth cycle duration for the eyelashes is 4 months.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
3 months: Eyelashes grow out in the 3 month cycle. If you cut one it will not grow by itself but new replcement ones grow alll the time. It will take a maxim ... Read More
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Dr. Tonya Fordham
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: They generally grow a little slower than your hair. I hope this finds you well. You should be back to normal within 6 to 8 weeks
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
26 years experience Dermatology
Probably: Superficial cuts on the scalp should not damage any of the hair follicles which would cause the hair to stop growing. If the cut is deep to the secon ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Not on scars: Hi. Was the area shaved for stitches? Hair follicles don't grow out of scar tissue, but if the scar is narrow, and the surrounding skin is making hair ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually: When pulled out the lash root remains which is the living nest of cells that makes hair. It will continue to function and make a new eyelash unless t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
27 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes, as long as the lash follicles wer't damaged. It might take. Few weeks though.
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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
58 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelashes grow back: After being plucked or pulled away by tweezers generally a new eye lash will grow back in the hair follicle and replace the one lost. As long as the ... Read More
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