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Are you supposed to pull your eye lashes every day to make sure none of them are loose enough to poke your eyes?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Eye lashes, like hair everywhere else on the body, have a particular growth cycle.
When they fall out, they tend to get caught by your other lashes or drop onto your face. Occasionally, a lash may fall onto the eye, but the natural tears end up flushing it out. Pulling the lashes may cause some to be releasse prematurely, giving a thinned appearance to them.

In brief: No

Eye lashes, like hair everywhere else on the body, have a particular growth cycle.
When they fall out, they tend to get caught by your other lashes or drop onto your face. Occasionally, a lash may fall onto the eye, but the natural tears end up flushing it out. Pulling the lashes may cause some to be releasse prematurely, giving a thinned appearance to them.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There is no reason to pull out loose eyelashes.
They will not harm your eyes when they fall out by themselves.

In brief: No

There is no reason to pull out loose eyelashes.
They will not harm your eyes when they fall out by themselves.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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