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cause dark circles under eyes

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Dr. Robert Bahr
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma drops can.: Lumigan, travatan-z, and latanaprost glaucoma drops can cause dark discolarization of the skin of the lower lid.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dark circles: The most common causes are allergies and hereditary dark skin pigmentation. Other issues can also cause this problem such as poor health, malnutritio ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: May be due to being drowsy from medication but no it does not cause dark circles under the eyes.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: It has been reported with skin discoloration, but this extremely rare so it is doubtful.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lack of sleep: After a while, yes it can.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alice Epitropoulos
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Lumigan: No, Lumigan can actually make dark circles under eyes worse. Lumigan can cause pigmentation of the skin and atrophy of the fat around the eye (which ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khayriyyah Chandler
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and: Yes. Rapid weight loss but safe weight loss is unusual.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Isotretinoin's list: Of potential side effects for the eye include, blurred vision, cataract, color blindness, contact lens intolerance, corneal opacity, decreased night v ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Allergies: Allergies and lack of sleep.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under sk ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic shiners: Dark circles under the eye are usually caused by allergies and are known as allergic shiners.I know of no relationship to estrogen or progesterone.

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