A 47-year-old member asked:
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what exactly does it mean when there are black rims around your eyes?

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Dr. David Malitz
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Thin skin: The skin around the eyes is among the thinnest on the body. The muscle shows through leading to dark circles around the eyes...
Answered on Jan 14, 2016
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