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Question: Re-grow eyelashes if had stye removed there?

 wsritucci - Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:11 pm

Injected steroids (possibly cortisone) was used to remove a stye on lower eye lid and now it is permanently(I think) red there with no more eyelashes, will they ever grow back or is there something I can do to make it look normal again? Thank you.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:45 am

User avatar Hello,Compared with the rest of hair in other parts of the body the regrowth of eyelash hair takes a much longer time.
Also if there is a scarring due to the stye itsef,or due to individuals forming scar tissue then if there is a follicle scarring it would not grow.
Assuming that your follicles are intact due to no visible scar you should be getting back your hair.Only thing you have to wait. ok?
Best wishes.

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