Epiblepharon, a relatively rare condition in the white race, was first reported by Ammon,1 in 1841, in the eyes of children. He was also the author of the name for this condition. Since that time, this anomaly, which was recorded by Dimmer2 in 1885, Bachstez3 in 1916, Sziklai4 in 1917, Elschnig5 in 1922, Hessberg6 in 1922, Bergmeister7 in 1923 and Yan Chow8 in 1925, has been confined to occurrence in the newborn and in children up to 5 years of age, in some cases together with congenital entropion of the lower lid. Meller,9 in 1917, was the first to call attention to the fact that congenital entropian and epiblepharon, which have, at first glance, so many points of similarity to one another, should not be confused, since these two conditions are altogether different and distinct from each other. Bachstez and
PILLAT A. MARKED EPIBLEPHARON WITH RETROFLECTION OF THE EYELASHES OF BOTH LOWER LIDS IN AN ADULT MONGOLIAN. Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;1(3):315–323. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810010329003
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