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  • Ectropion

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    Feb. 01, 2021

    Ectropion is when the lower eyelid droops down and outward. Ectropion can happen naturally due to age, from disease, or an injury to the eyelid. 


    In these drawings, the eyelid is cut away to show the appearance of a normal eyelid (top) and an eyelid turning outward (bottom).

    Illustration of normal lower eyelid that doesn't turn inward or outward 

    Normal eyelid

    Illustration of lower eyelid with ectropion, or lower eyelid that turns outward