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Are there people with epicanthal folds in eyes, but not mentally challenged?

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Dr. Anita Breckenridge
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

Epicanthal folds occur commonly in developmentally normal infants and children.
They are also common in those of asian descent as well as certain native peoples. The vast majority of those with epicentral folds are of normal (or perhaps well above average intelligence). A few rare developmental disorders exhibit mental delay in the context of epicentral folds.

In brief: Yes

Epicanthal folds occur commonly in developmentally normal infants and children.
They are also common in those of asian descent as well as certain native peoples. The vast majority of those with epicentral folds are of normal (or perhaps well above average intelligence). A few rare developmental disorders exhibit mental delay in the context of epicentral folds.
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
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Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery

In brief: Epicanthal Fold OK

An epicanthal fold refers to skin fold from your upper eyelid that covers part of the inside corner of your eye.
It is most common in asians. And not related to mental ability.

In brief: Epicanthal Fold OK

An epicanthal fold refers to skin fold from your upper eyelid that covers part of the inside corner of your eye.
It is most common in asians. And not related to mental ability.
Dr. Larry Nichter
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