Nov
2014

Q&A: Will I be able to grow eyelashes where a mole was removed along the lashline?

Ask A Doctor Question: 

If I have a raised mole removed on my bottom eyelid along the lashline, Would I be able to still grow eyelashes where the mole was removed?

Answer: 

William L. Reno III, M.D., FACS - LocateADoc.com

It depends on how deep the incision will need to be made to remove the mole.  A deeper incision may result in the hair not growing.  Some shallow lesions can be shaved off without permanently injuring hair growth. 

--William L. Reno III, M.D., FACS
877-247-1294
Hattiesburg, MS

Answer: 

Steven E. Zimmet, MD - LocateADoc.com

In most cases removal of a superficial lesion won't impact eyelashes.

--Steven E. Zimmet, MD
Austin, TX

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