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Weight loss and sunken eyes

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
YOU NEED A CHECK UP: With the symptoms you mentioned you need to get checked by your doctor to find the cause of all your symptoms gerd can be treated with acid suppressio... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asim Piracha
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Hydration and rest: This appearance is more common with dehydration and fatigue. The easiest treatment is to stay well hydrated (drink plenty of water and non-caffeinate... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Sunken Eyes: Sunken eyes often due to fat atrophy/loss around eye (due to genetics often); see an oculoplastics eyemd to discuss options.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Common: It is common as we age for the fat around the eyes to shrink down. This can give the appearance of sunken eyes.
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Shrunken eyes: This is due to the atrophy of fat in the orbit surrounding the eye ball, and thinning of the skin around the eyes. Both a condition of aging. This g... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Bowden
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Need to know cause: There are many causes of sunken eyes. You really need to be measured and evaluated by a surgeon who is a specialist in this. You can find the specia... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Side effect: It's a great question. Prostaglandin associated periorbitopathy is the term applied to this side effect, a definite downside with the use of this clas... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 38 years experience
Plastic: Surgical implants made of various substances, are available for su cuticular placement
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
The shape and the look of eyes may or may not be like our parents. If you think you have sunken eyes see your MD for without examination no Diagnosis ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 47 years experience
No way to do this: This is usually a genetic or inherited appearance which has to do with the loss of fat in the fat pads surrounding each eye. Unless you have lost a l... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Depends on cause: The appearance of "sunken eyes" may develop for a few reasons. As we age, the skin of the lower lids tends to thin, revealing the darker muscle benea... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Bad genes: Some medications like lumigan; trauma to the orbit; rare sinus diseases.
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