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Is this an example of epicanthal folds on Asian eyes?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Yes - usually
Epicanthal folds are an inherited characteristic common in central asian races - chinese, japanese, korean, eastern russians and mongolians.
It is not found in southeast asians such as vietnamese, cambodians, indians and indonesians. It may serve as a protective covering for the eyes and perhaps a sunscreen.

In brief: Yes - usually
Epicanthal folds are an inherited characteristic common in central asian races - chinese, japanese, korean, eastern russians and mongolians.
It is not found in southeast asians such as vietnamese, cambodians, indians and indonesians. It may serve as a protective covering for the eyes and perhaps a sunscreen.
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