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A 49-year-old female asked:

is it true that placing used chamomile tea bags or chilled cucumber slices on the eyes reduces puffiness?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No but . .: These will make your eyes feel better and there may be a little, temporary hydration which will smooth out these tissues. But there is no absorption of any components nor any ability to eliminate the fluid causing puffiness from these applications.

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