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Brown circles around eyes

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David F. Jaffe
Dermatology 32 years experience
Fluid, gravity: Skin around eyelids is very thin - in some places only 4 cell layers thick. Thus, even a small amount of swelling can look prominent. Any irritation... Read More
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Too vague: Can be any inflammatory/infectious condition, too little sleep, bad genes, .
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Dark circles: two of the more common causes are fatigue from lack of sleep or allergies
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Usually normal: Variant. If there is no pain, redness or blurred vision then rest assured. If the blue ring is getting bigger it could be thinning of the sclera. Take... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Several reasons: If it is around both eyes it is less concerning and it may be related to anxiety, you can see your family md. If it is persistent and around only one... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Cannot answer: Describe these better: what do they look like, how long have they been present, are they changing, where are they exactly?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sachs
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
No: Prp is a laser procedure that is usually used to help when a pt has bad diabetes in the eye and will do nothing to help with circles under your eyes. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Usually ihdicates: Fatigue, loss of sleep, lack of exercise and possibly poor diet------in other words, overall health.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Sleep: Dark circles can form due to lack of sleep or illness. Some liver conditions can also cause dark circles. Some are very benign (gilberts). Some may... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
Ophthalmology 38 years experience
Skin or vascular chg: Skin or vascular changes. As the skin thins with age, or allergy or edema the underlying vascularity shows through and can give this darkened venous a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Headache: You may have a sinus condition. Consult your doctor for help