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Epicanthal fold on my right eye but not my left Is that strange

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Not strange: Everyone is asymetric. Fold in one eye and not the other is not common but certainly not rare or strange.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Genetics: It is part of the anatomy you inherited.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Extra lid fold: An epicanthal fold is the arced skin overhang on the nasal side of the upper lid which is so common in asian populations. Some non-asians have this a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
None: Surgery is the only way, unless you know a really good make-up artist who can hide it well.
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Dr. Ron Pelton
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Epicanthal : Epicanthal fold reduction is part of an asian eyelid surgery if you want it to be. Not all asians who get a blepharoplasty want the epicanthal fold t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery 39 years experience
See plastic surgeon: Yes, a plastic surgeon in your local area should be able to help.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
"Plastic Surgery": Is a blanket term that means different things to different people- especially plastic surgeons! if you have an asymmetric fold, we need to determine w... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: There aren't going to be any topical or medical treatments which can correct that situation. Seek a facial plastic surgeon with experience in asian e... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Crouch
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Allergic reaction: Dark circles under only one eye could be due to an allergic reaction affecting the tissue below one eye more than the other. It could be caused by eye... Read More
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Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology 54 years experience
As : As per the previous doctor's response, anytime you have facial and visual involvement a stroke must be considered. A less serious but very annoying di... Read More

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