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dark circles under eyes

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
28 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Sleep more & hydrate: Dark circles are just the underlying tissues of the lid showing through thin skin. Adequate sleep and ample hydration can help. Unfortunately, there a ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be due to lack of sleep, allergies, age, or many other causes. Treatment of allergies if present and getting adequate ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark: Some dark circles are from lack of sleep or from stress. Try getting good rest. Some dark circles are inherited, and can only be treated with make-u ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark: Try getting a good night's sleep. This may help. Some people have dark circles under the eyes because they are inherited. For those folks, make-up ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Genetic: Due to factors when born, and genetically induced. Preagnancy complications.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Dark circles: Dark circles under eyes is venous congestion. You must sleep adequately, and increase your hydration and avoid caffeine. The circles should improve.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Cold compresses: Ice packs and cold compresses help, as do cosmetics containing carrot extract, or cammomile. Nothing really works very effectively. Pulsed laser tre ... Read More
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: Dark circles under eyes do not have clear etiology and may be partly hereditary. Use of sun screen may help. Getting enough sleep and maintaining go ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Excess skin: Eye bags are from excess skin/ fat. Dark circles usually from congestion of venous outflow.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy: This is typically caused by allergy---see any eye doctor or allergist to have this evaluated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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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