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do eyelashes.grow after.being.cut.?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: They always grow, just like hair.
Answered on Aug 26, 2015
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Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
They will grow back to their former length. Unlike hair, eyelashes know when to stop.
Aug 30, 2013
Dr. Dean Bonsall
27 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes.
Answered on May 24, 2015

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No: Cutting eyelashes has no effect on the growth. Why would you want to change them anyway?
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