OverviewThe 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.