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Doctor insights on: My Eyelashes Are Losing Their Colour

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Can you lose you eyelashes as you age?

Yes: and there are many other reasons people can lose eyelashes as well. ...Read more

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What could cause me to lose eyelashes?

What could cause me to lose eyelashes?

A few possibilities: Inflammation, tumor, autoimmune disease, self-inflicted. See an ophthalmologist to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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How can a person lose all their eyelashes?

How can a person lose all their eyelashes?

Eyelash loss: Certain drugs (chemotherapy), habits (tic disorders) and hormonal problems are some examples of causes. ...Read more

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I am losing eyelashes. Around 4-5 a day. Is that normal?

I am losing eyelashes. Around 4-5 a day. Is that normal?

Probably not: Some eyelash loss over time is normal but it sounds like you are losing more than the expected normal amount. You need to avoid rubbing your lids, no pulling your lashes, eat a balanced diet, have your doctor check your thyroid levels, and see an eye doctor to rule out other disease that may be causing this issue. ...Read more

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Im losing a lot of eyelashes so how do I get them to grow back quickly?

Im losing a lot of eyelashes so how do I get them to grow back quickly?

Latisse (bimatoprost): First consideration is do you have medical condition that is causing this such as hypothyroidism, or are you take medications which are causing a side effect. If there is no underlying cause pres ription Latisse (bimatoprost) can regrow thin eyelashes. Ssince it is prescription only you would be evaluated for the read on for the thinning eyelashes. ...Read more

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My eyelashes are falling. I am losing around 4-5 a day. Is this normal? How can I stop this?

My eyelashes are falling. I am losing around 4-5 a day. Is this normal? How can I stop this?

Blepharitis: Inflammation of the oil glands of the eyelids is one possible explanation for eyelashes falling out. You should see your eye md and consider using latisse (bimatoprost). ...Read more

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Losing eyelashes - doctors can't figure out the cause! what should I do?

See another dr: You should see an ophthalmologist or dermatologist for this problem. ...Read more

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If I lose one or 2 eyelash a day and then see little ones growing beneath it is that normal ?

If I lose one or 2 eyelash a day and then see little ones growing beneath it is that normal ?

Yes: Eyelashes mature, fallout, and then replace themselves throughout life, albeit the process slows down with time. ...Read more

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What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

What could cause me to start losing hair from eyelashes?

Lots of causes: Eyelashes fall out as we age, but can also happen with allergies, eyelid inflammation, infection, low thyroid hormone, poor diet and trauma. See an ophthalmologist to help in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I lose so many eyelashes every day? I lose about 2-4 everyday and this started about 2 months ago. I am nowhere near the age to be losing hair.

Why do I lose so many eyelashes every day? I lose about 2-4 everyday and this started about 2 months ago. I am nowhere near the age to be losing hair.

Normal sequence: Eyelashes grow on a cycle that is irregular so that some are growing, some fully grown and some falling out on a roughly 3 month cycle. So if you pay attention, you will lose a few each day but they will always grow back if all else is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?

What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?

Loss of eyebows: You could have seborrhoic dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis affecting your eyebrows. Another cause may be strictly mecanical from rubbing your eyes because of allergies. Consult your doctor or dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Do teary eyes cause you to lose eyelashes, or do the lashes come out due to eye-rubbing?

Do teary eyes cause you to lose eyelashes, or do the lashes come out due to eye-rubbing?

Usually rubbing: Rubbing your eyes or any type of trauma like that may cause your lashes to come out. Not from teary eyes. ...Read more

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At random moments my eye start to burn and then I start to cry,is it possible I'm losing my eyelashes at a young age ?when I feel them they feel short

At random moments my eye start to burn and then I start to cry,is it possible I'm losing my eyelashes at a young age ?when I feel them they feel short

Unlikely: Losing eyelashes through shedding is not all too uncommon however if you notice a discernible difference and thinning you should see a dermatologist as there are treatments for this. ...Read more

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Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Head size: No head size once you have grown is fixed - you may see a loss of the fat from around the neck but the head size will be the same. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i lose weight will my head get smaller?

Can you tell me if i lose weight will my head get smaller?

See below: Your head will not shrink but your face will look thinner as fat all over your body, including your face, chin, and neck, is burned off. ...Read more