Eyelash

eyelashesciliaryeyelashes,false eyelasheslashes
An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grows at the edge of the eyelid.wikipedia
139 Related Articles

Eyelid

eyelidspalpebralpalpebra
An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grows at the edge of the eyelid.
The human eyelid features a row of eyelashes along the eyelid margin, which serve to heighten the protection of the eye from dust and foreign debris, as well as from perspiration.

Hair

glabrousglabrescenthuman hair
An eyelash or simply lash is one of the hairs that grows at the edge of the eyelid.
The eyelash grows at the edges of the eyelid and protects the eye from dirt.

Madarosis

Loss of eyelashes
Madarosis is the loss of eyelashes.
Madarosis is a condition that results in the loss of eyelashes, and sometimes eyebrows.

Distichia

distichiasisa genetic mutationdistichiae
Distichiasis is the abnormal growth of lashes from certain areas of the eyelid.
A distichia is an eyelash that arises from an abnormal spot on the eyelid.

Blepharitis

blephartiseyelidsgranulation of the eyelids
Blepharitis is the irritation of the lid margin, where eyelashes join the eyelid. The eyelids are red and itching, the skin often becomes flaky, and the eyelashes may fall out.
Blepharitis is characterized by chronic inflammation of the eyelid, usually at the base of the eyelashes.

Crab louse

pubic licecrabspubic louse
Eyelashes may become infested with parasitic crab louse.
Although the louse cannot jump, it can also live in other areas of the body that are covered with coarse hair, such as the eyelashes.

Gland of Zeis

glands of ZeisZeiszeis gland
The follicles of eyelashes are associated with a number of glands known as the glands of Zeis and the glands of Moll. An external hordeolum, or stye, is a purulent inflammation of infected eyelash follicles and surrounding sebaceous (Gland of Zeis) and apocrine (Moll's gland) glands of the lid margin.
The glands of Zeis service the eyelash.

Stye

hordeolumstyesexternal hordeolum
An external hordeolum, or stye, is a purulent inflammation of infected eyelash follicles and surrounding sebaceous (Gland of Zeis) and apocrine (Moll's gland) glands of the lid margin.
Styes are most commonly caused by the blocking of an oil gland at the base of the eyelash.

Mascara

eyelash dye
Modern eye makeup includes mascara, eyeliner, eye putty, and eye shadow to emphasize the eyes.
Mascara is a cosmetic commonly used to enhance the eyelashes.

Moll's gland

ciliary glandsGland of Mollglands of Moll
The follicles of eyelashes are associated with a number of glands known as the glands of Zeis and the glands of Moll. An external hordeolum, or stye, is a purulent inflammation of infected eyelash follicles and surrounding sebaceous (Gland of Zeis) and apocrine (Moll's gland) glands of the lid margin.
They are next to the base of the eyelashes, and anterior to the Meibomian glands within the distal eyelid margin.

Eyelash curler

There are also different tools that can be used on the lashes such as eyelash curler or mascara shield (also named mascara guard or eye makeup helper).
An eyelash curler is a hand-operated mechanical device for curling eyelashes for cosmetic purposes.

Hair transplantation

hair transplanthair transplant surgeryhair transplants
It is also possible to get eyelash transplants, which are similar in nature to hair transplantation often done on the head.
Hair transplantation can also be used to restore eyelashes, eyebrows, beard hair, chest hair, pubic hair and to fill in scars caused by accidents or surgery such as face-lifts and previous hair transplants.

Bimatoprost

Latisse
Latisse was introduced in the first quarter of 2009 by Allergan as the first drug to receive FDA approval for eyelash growth.
In December 2008, the indication to lengthen eyelashes was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); the cosmetic formulation of bimatoprost is sold as Latisse.

Feather

feathersplumagebarbule
Hornbills have prominent eyelashes (vestigial feathers with no barbs), as do ostriches.
They may serve a similar purpose to eyelashes and vibrissae in mammals.

Eyelash extensions

false eyelashesfalse eyelash
Accordingly, some women seek to enhance their eyelash length artificially, using eyelash extensions.
Eyelashes

Bothriechis schlegelii

eyelash viperEyelash palm pitviperB. schlegelii
Amongst the reptiles, only Eyelash vipers show a set of modified scales over the eyes which look much like eyelashes.
Its most distinguishing feature, and origin of its common name, is the set of modified scales above the eyes that look much like eyelashes.

Human eye

eyeeyeseyeball
Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same functions as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object (such as an insect) is near the eye (which then closes reflexively).

Whiskers

vibrissaewhiskervibrissa
Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same functions as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object (such as an insect) is near the eye (which then closes reflexively).

Cat

domestic catcatsdomestic cats
Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same functions as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object (such as an insect) is near the eye (which then closes reflexively).

Mouse

miceMusmurine
Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same functions as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object (such as an insect) is near the eye (which then closes reflexively).

Insect

insectsbugbugs
Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same functions as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object (such as an insect) is near the eye (which then closes reflexively).

Reflex

reflexesreflex actioninvoluntary action
Eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same functions as whiskers do on a cat or a mouse in the sense that they are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object (such as an insect) is near the eye (which then closes reflexively).

Ancient Greek

GreekClassical GreekGr.
The Ancient Greek word for eyelash is βλέφαρον (transliterated as blepharon), which is seen as a root in biological terms like Blephara.

Root (linguistics)

rootrootsroot word
The Ancient Greek word for eyelash is βλέφαρον (transliterated as blepharon), which is seen as a root in biological terms like Blephara.

Catocala

underwingpreoccupiedunderwing moth
The Ancient Greek word for eyelash is βλέφαρον (transliterated as blepharon), which is seen as a root in biological terms like Blephara.