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How long does it take my cornea to grow back?

How long does it take my cornea to grow back?

Fast: The cornea has the fastest growing skin in the body. A simple scratch can grow back within a few hours, while the entire surface can be covered over within 3 days. The rest of the cornea under the skin cannot grow back, however. ...Read more

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Eye lash lost once in a while. Age 59 no thyroid for many years been taking meds for 20+ years. Will they grow back if so how long does it take?

Eye lash lost once in a while. Age 59 no thyroid for many years been taking meds for 20+ years. Will they grow back if so how long does it take?

Likely: Losing eye lashes is normal and a part of aging. Usually 3-6 months is typical for eye lash regrowth. Make sure you don't have a nervous picking issues with your eye lashes. ...Read more

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Can a benign Nevus grow back if excisional biopsy did not 100% remove it although it was removed completely to the naked eye? How long would it take?

Can a benign Nevus grow back if excisional biopsy did not 100% remove it although it was removed completely to the naked eye? How long would it take?

Regrowth of nevus: An incompletely excise nevus can, and most likely it will grow back...The timing is very unpredictable. It may be months or even years.... ...Read more

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I use the scissors to cut the end of my eyelashes because it always get in my eye. How lond doses it take for them to grow back?

I use the scissors to cut the end of my eyelashes because it always get in my eye. How lond doses it take for them to grow back?

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 ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a cornea grow back?

Please tell me, could a cornea grow back?

No: Maybe you are referring to the superficial layer of the cornea? The cornea epithelium does regenerate rapidly if abraded or injured. The entire corneal structure does not. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a burst blood vessel in back of eye to fix (diagnosed) I have little to no vision in that eye and really struggling?

How long does it take for a burst blood vessel in back of eye to fix (diagnosed) I have little to no vision in that eye and really struggling?

Seek MD attention!: For a young person (age 33) your description of a "burst vessel" in the back of the eye is very unusual. Possibilities include leakage from a blood vessel such as in diabetic retinopathy or a blocked blood vessel due to cholesterol or hypertension or other source of embolism (clot) such as heart disease or some drugs. Swelling of the macula may present. Best bet is to see a retina specialist. ...Read more

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Do eye lashes grow back?

Do eye lashes grow back?

Yes: Eyelashes do grow back. Aging of the eyelid follicles does lessen the vertical growth rate and fewer follicles function in later life, thus the reason why lashes become shorter and fewer in number. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a way I can get my eye lashes to grow back?

Please let me know if there is a way I can get my eye lashes to grow back?

Derm: Try to get 8 hours sleep per night, maintain good hydration, eat healthfully, maintain normal cholesterol levels. Eyelash enhancement products can be used. Although I am not endorsing any products, some examples are: Latisse, (bimatoprost) Renew Lash, Revitalsh Eye, Enormous Lash & Lilash. See Dermatologist if your eye lashes aren't growing back out. ...Read more

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Two days ago I pulled out some bottom eye lashes and it got swollen in the area and it painful will it grow back normally or did I ruin the hair folli?

Two days ago I pulled out some bottom eye lashes and it got swollen in the area and it painful will it grow back normally or did I ruin the hair folli?

Eyelashes grow back: Don't worry! Manually pulled eyelashes will usually grow back unless there has been an infection or the lash loss is from disease or medication. ...Read more

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I crashed my bike resulting in a big black eye and a chunk of my eye lashes disappearing : (will they grow back after that trauma?

I crashed my bike resulting in a big black eye and a chunk of my eye lashes disappearing : (will they grow back after that trauma?

Exam: I hope you had an examination by a physician. If not, make one. Your lashes may or may not grow back, depending on The nature of the injury. ...Read more

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Eyelashes fell out at site of chalazion in right eye, will they grow back?

Eyelashes fell out at site of chalazion in right eye, will they grow back?

Possibly: Consider if you have not gotten an evaluation by an ophthalmologist regarding the chalazion, loss of lashes can be an indicator of malignancy that can mimic a chalazion, though the chalazion itself can cause it too. ...Read more

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Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read more

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Arter a mole is removed, will it ever grow back or develop cancer that's not visible for the eye?

Arter a mole is removed, will it ever grow back or develop cancer that's not visible for the eye?

Possible: Possible but unlikely if it was completely removed and was totally benign. If not totally benign, requires close monitoring. ...Read more

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Eye pressure raised after using FML (fluorometholone) for 1 month. How long will it take for pressure to go back to normal?

Eye pressure raised after using FML (fluorometholone) for 1 month. How long will it take for pressure to go back to normal?

2 weeks: Usually the FML (fluorometholone) will be all washed out in 2 weeks. The elevated pressure is most likely a separate issue from the FML (fluorometholone) drops, but a recheck after 2 weeks will reveal if there is something else to be addressed. Some might wait a month, there is no hurry ...Read more