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Doctor insights on: Why Do Eyebrows Grow Longer When Older

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Why do eyebrows grow longer when older?

Why do eyebrows grow longer when older?

Just because: For the same reason hair starts growing in some of the most unusual places, like the ears and the nose. Actually, eyelashes become shorter, and that is why some people try to make them grow longer with the same medication that is used to treat glaucoma. So, just tweeze your eye brows, but be careful you do not stick yourself in the eye with the tweezer. ...Read more

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How long for eyebrow to grow back after shaved by razor by surgeon to suture wound for 4 year old boy as it is now 45 days after injury no growth ?

How long for eyebrow to grow back after shaved by razor by surgeon to suture wound for 4 year old boy as it is now 45 days after injury no growth ?

Expect a long wait: This may take months or a year or more. As a rule i never shave brows for this reason. Skin in this area can be prepared adequately and heal well without removing the brow. ...Read more

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My 14 year old has one white eyelash and 1 white eyebrow hair - same eye. Both grow longer than the normal hairs. Should we be concerned?

My 14 year old has  one white eyelash and 1 white eyebrow hair - same eye.  Both grow longer than the normal hairs. Should we be concerned?

Usually OK: An occasional grey or white hair in a young person is usually not a problem. Conditions that can lead to premature gray/white hairs include genetic disposition, vitamin B12 deficiency, thyroid problems, and other rare disorders that usually have other symptoms (vitiligo, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Waardenburg syndrome,...). Your doctor may want to screen for B12 & thyroid levels, CBC. ...Read more

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How long will it take for an eyebrow to grow back?

How long will it take for an eyebrow to grow back?

Brow hair comeback: Eyebrows like hair on head can be affected by many things. Why did the hair initially fall out in first place? Drugs can be stopped but variable time to clear from system. Simply shaved about 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long until I see my eyebrows grow back from shaving them?

How long until I see my eyebrows grow back from shaving them?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more

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How long will it take for half a shaved eyebrow to grow back?

How long will it take for half a shaved eyebrow to grow back?

Depends on your norm: al eyebrow hair growth cycle and your rate of hair turnover. So, if your eyebrow hair growth is normal, you can expect to see it grow back in a week or two. If your hair is slow growing it may take 3 weeks. So go with YOUR norm, and it should be no problem. Overall, facial hair tends to grow back the fastest. ...Read more

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Why do my eyebrows fall out and not grow back ? Or grow really slow . They used to grow back fast now they take a long time is something wrong?

Why do my eyebrows fall out and not grow back ? Or grow really slow . They used to grow back fast now they take a long time is something wrong?

Need more info: It would help to be able to see you, take a detailed history, physical examination, and may be lab tests to assess the condition. Thyroid deficiency can cause abnormal hair growth. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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It's been a month since I plucked my eyebrow for the first time and it still hasn't started growing. How long till it starts to grow back? Answer me!?

It's been a month since I plucked my eyebrow for the first time and it still hasn't started growing. How long till it starts to grow back? Answer me!?

Depend How much you: It depends how frequent and extensive plucking was done. Because it take out the hair follicle when you pluck it. If you do it occasionally, usually should grow with 2 -3 weeks . It may take a much longer (months) time to grow back if it was done very frequent and too much. try to rub some baby oil in to your eyebrows after shower it may help for early growth of hairs in this area. ...Read more