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What vitamin deficiency causes eyelash loss

I heard that vitamin deficiency can cause eyelashes loss. Really? Why?
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  • emily_109


    An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grow at the edge of the eyelid. Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and allergies things, then you can reduce the risk of getting eye problems. However, eyelashes cannot exist forever, they will fall out with time passed by. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth. It also promotes proper functioning of the immune system. Vitamin D contains mutation which can lead to HVDRR and the hair loss associated with it. Vitamin D is the most important vitamins. Vitamin A and vitamin C also help with eyelashes growing. In order to avoid eyelashes losing, the individuals need to take vitamin A supplement by eating oranges and pumpkin. Consider adding more vitamin C to your diet help with protecting your eyelashes from falling out, such as sweet bell peppers, kiwi fruit, cabbage, broccoli, tomatoes. Plus, eyelashes play an important role in the health of your eyes. So you need take good care of them.
  • Andri


    So far, i didn't find any proves that vitamin deficiency can cause eyelash loss. And there are many factors that can cause the eyelashes loss. Among them, Blepharitis is the most common reason for eyelash loss. Besides, if you suffered from trauma, thrichotillomania, alopecia areata, or discoid lupus. etc. It will also lead to eyelash loss. So, if you find you eyelash loss, you'd better have an eye examination first before you treat it.
  • Catherine


    Well, looks like there is something wrong with your eyes, so, don't panic, because the falling out of eyelashes is not very serious but we should take care of it. Generally speaking, it is resulted from bad use of your eyes, such as too much cosmetics, or mascara,etc. Therefore, you gotta try to protect your eyes by reducing those products and take a healthy diet and good proper rest. Also, vitamins are very essential, for a lack of vitamin series, all of them, would lead to that problem.

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