A male asked:
hi, i broke my nose 5weeks ago and it left me with a black eye after the nose healed, but i still have black marks under my eyes. what does this mean?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Neil Notaroberto answered
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark circles: found on the periorbital area (the skin surrounding the eye) is primarily caused by capillary leakage & permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. This normally resolved without medical intervention.
Answered on Jul 16, 2020
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Associated Injuries: If you have any symptoms related to the vision (e.g. reduced vision, or double vision) this needs to be assessed by a doctor to rule out other associated injuries of the face.
Answered on Nov 6, 2017
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