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what is the best treatment for Epicanthal folds

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Epicanthal folds are normal in Asian races. Outside of asia, epicanthal folds can be part of Down syndrome or other syndromes. Epicanthal folds alon ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Often just normal: In early infancy the inner epicanthal folds can be a common variation in normal facial development.As the face grows, and the nasal root moves forward ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott McLean
34 years experience Clinical Genetics
Look at this picture: An epicanthal fold is a skin fold from your upper eyelid that slightly covers the inside corner of your eye. Here is a good link: http://www.Nationwid ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Nichter
35 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Epicanthal Folds: An epicanthal fold refers to skin fold from your upper eyelid that covers part of the inside corner of your eye. It is most common in asians.
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Dr. Donald Yoo
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Perhaps: Epicanthal fold refers to the skin at the medial aspect of the upper lids. It is generally more prominent in asians.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Epicanthal folds: Epicanthal folds = "A skin fold of the upper eyelid that covers the inner corner (canthus) of the eye." https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/ ... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
By itself, no: There are many stigmata of down's. If this is the sole feature and is not racial, then it is a congenital defect on its own.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: They are a common feature but not diagnostic of down syndrome.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Epicanthal folds can also be seen in asians, russians, and other races/cultures. In Down syndrome there are other features such as hypotonia, wide spa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
True vs pseudo: In the natural formation of the toddler face a wide nasal root and tenting of oculo-nasal skin is common. The newborn & toddler face are somewhat flat ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: No.Why would you want to?

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