What is madarosis?

Loss of lashes. Madarosis is the loss of eyelashes. There are several potential causes.
Madarosis. Madarosis is the term for loss of eyelashes by pulling or rubbing. In most cases it is a nervous and occasionally psychic problem. It may reflect a more global psychiatric problem but sometimes is an isolated phenomenon found most commonly in teenagers.

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I was wondering what are the causes of madarosis?

Many. Madarosis, indicating eyelash or eyebrow hair loss has a variety of causes ranging from infectious, inflammatory, systemic, dermatological, toxic, medicamentosa and autoimmune. From an ophthalmologist point of reference, madarosis of the eyelashes is most commonly caused by blepharitis, eyeliner tattooing, and thermal damage seen in eyelash curling irons.