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After being damaged, do eyelashes grow back? At which rate?

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Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: They grow back

If you just pull out an eyelash, it will grow back in about 3 to 4 weeks.
If you break an eyelash while trying to pull it out, the broken eyelash will continue to grow. The only time an eyelash will not grow back is when the hair bulb is damaged, either by disease or injury.

In brief: They grow back

If you just pull out an eyelash, it will grow back in about 3 to 4 weeks.
If you break an eyelash while trying to pull it out, the broken eyelash will continue to grow. The only time an eyelash will not grow back is when the hair bulb is damaged, either by disease or injury.
Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
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Dr. Paul First
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Eye lashes grow back unless the hair follicles have been damaged.
Lashes grow at variable rates.

In brief: Yes

Eye lashes grow back unless the hair follicles have been damaged.
Lashes grow at variable rates.
Dr. Paul First
Dr. Paul First
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1 comment
Dr. Michael Ham
eyelashes can be dormant for 90 to 180 days, and can start to grow back during that time period if follicles are ok.
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