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Blepharophimosis, ptosis, and epicanthus inversus syndrome type 1


Other Names for this Disease
  • Blepharophimosis syndrome type 1
  • Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus with ovarian failure
  • BPES type 1
  • BPES with premature ovarian failure
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  • I was born with BPES type 2. My daughter was also diagnosed with BPES. Because she inherited the condition from me, does that mean she also has type 2, or is there a chance that she could have type 1? Click here for answer

  • Are there any support groups or networking opportunities for adults with blepharophimosis type 1?  Is there any information on procedures that can correct the appearance of persons with this condition? Click here for answer