There is usually no home care needed.
This trait is usually found before or during the first well-baby exam. Call your health care provider if you notice epicanthal folds on your child's eyes and the reason for their presence is unknown.
The health care provider will obtain a medical history and will perform a physical examination.
Medical history questions documenting epicanthal folds in detail may include the following:
A child who is not Asian and is born with epicanthal folds may be examined for additional signs of Down syndrome or other genetic disorders.
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