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Eyelashes are reducing day by day. Please suggest me what to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My eyelashes are reducing day by day. Please suggest me what to do? Its also looking bad.
User:I m 29 year old
Doctor:I am sorry that you are facing this
Doctor:Your eye lids need to be carefully examined to look for any fungal infection
Doctor:Do you feel anything powdery on your eye lids?
User:no never
Doctor:That is good
Doctor:Is there loss of the eye brows as well?
User:only top of the eyebrows
User:sorry eyelashes
Doctor:Is there hair loss on the scalp too?
User:normal hair loss
User:after washing the hair
Doctor:It seems like a local problem with the eye lashes
Doctor:A slit lamp examination of the eye will help you
Doctor:Also, the lash may need to be sent for microscopic examination
Doctor:to rule out microscopic fungal infection
Doctor:Please get this done by an Ophthalmologist
User:ophthamlmologist means eye specialist ?
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:Ok, I will so that. But it the probelm is serious ?
Doctor:It is not serious
Doctor:But to conclude on what it is, this microscopic examination is required
User:ok, Thanks doctor
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Do not worry
User:But will by eyelashes will get normal ??
Doctor:You will be fine soon
User:after treatment
Doctor:Yes, it will
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:no doctor
Doctor:Bye for now
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