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Epicanthal folds

Epicanthal folds


The epicanthal fold is the skin fold of the upper eyelid covering the inner corner of the eye, most usually seen in people of Asiatic descent.

Review Date 2/21/2013

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.