Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

A Rare Case of Cilia Incarnata Externum

Divya Ramraika,  Bithi Chowdhury,  Anurag Anand 
Department of Ophthalmology, Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.

Corresponding Author:

Divya Ramraika (DOMS, DNB)
Senior Resident
Department Of Ophthalmology,
Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Received: 26-DEC-2021 Accepted: 05-MAY-2022 Published Online: 25-JUN-2022

Cilia incarnata externum is the term used to describe an eyelash that burrows under the skin to the surface. The patient presents due to the appearance of bump. It is asymptomatic and usually requires no treatment but as the patient had cosmetic blemish, a small incision is usually given over the bump and after which cilia is epilated.

Keywords :Cilia Incarnata Externum, Normal Root Of Cilia