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What causes eyelash growth abnormalities?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Eyelash growth abnormalities are often caused by a genetic disorder. Different genes are affected depending on the condition. Genes that help the formation and structure of tissues can be affected. Eyelash growth can also become abnormal if other conditions cause the eyelid to become inflamed, infected, or scarred.

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