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How are eyelash growth abnormalities diagnosed?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Physical examination is often the best way to diagnose an eyelash growth abnormality. These findings, coupled with laboratory tests, can determine what underlying genetic disease is causing the abnormality. Often, eyelash growth abnormalities occur as a symptom of another condition, which may have its own set of diagnostic tests and criteria.

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