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what causes eyelashes to fall out?

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Dr. Johan Zwaan
Pediatric Ophthalmology 58 years experience
Some possibilities: There are several possible reasons for eye lash loss. When we age lashes often grow shorter or fall out. Excessive rubbing or even pulling the lashes does not help/ chronic inflammation or infection ( dry eye or blepharitis) may be a cause.

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