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Doctor insights on: Bags Under Your Eyes

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What are bags under your eyes made of? How can you prevent them?

What are bags under your eyes made of? How can you prevent them?

Blepharoplasty: There is fatty tissue surrounding the eyeball, which can prolapse through the barrier in the lower eyelid. It is usually benign. A lower lid blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure for removing the unwanted bags. If the bags are the worst in the morning and improve over the course of the day, you could try sleeping with an extra pillow to minimize any fluid accumulation overnight. ...Read more

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How to get eye bags under your eyes?

How to get eye bags under your eyes?

Bags under eyes: The easiest way to get bags under your eyes is to get up very early after only a few hours of sleep. All doctors have used this method on themselves during training. The next best method is to expose yourself to mild allergens (not the kind that kill you). Lastly, special effects makeup can be used. Why do you want them? Are you an actor or artist? ...Read more

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What surgical treatments are available for bags under your eyes?

What surgical treatments are available for bags under your eyes?

Bags under eyes: Lower lid blepharoplasty can remove the fat prolapse the causes this condition and in good surgical hands it is easily corrected. ...Read more

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What vitamins are good for your vision and the bags under your eyes?

What vitamins are good for your vision and the bags under your eyes?

Antioxidants: Antioxidants such vit e, and minerals like zinc and selenium are good for the eyes. There are no vitamins to help with baggy eyelids. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get bags under your eyes by sleeping too much?

Is it possible for you to get bags under your eyes by sleeping too much?

Not usually: Too much sleep does not cause bags under the eyes. Your bags are likely due to eye irritation, lid disease, eye allergies, or other issues. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!

Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!

Dark circles: Cool compresses, chilled artificial tears, topical and/or oral antihistamines, concealer makeup, laser skin treatment, dermal filler are the treatment options. Sleeping meds do not contribute to this issue. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are big bags under your eyes caused by?

I was wondering what are big bags under your eyes caused by?

Fat: Generally "bags" are prolapsed orbital fat which comes through tissue as you get older. Treatment is only surgical. ...Read more

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Does anusol work for bags under your eyes?

Does anusol work for bags under your eyes?

OMG!: Don't do that! this can only make things worse. Nothing intended for your butt goes anywhere near your eye. Ps-will give you a crappy outlook on life. ...Read more

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Does cocaine make you have bags under your eyes?

Does cocaine make you have bags under your eyes?

No but....: Cocaine will not cause the regular fatty protrusion of fat under the skin of the eye. But use of Cocaine is associated with red eyes and swollen eyelids which may be mistaken for real bags under eyes. Do not use cocaine. There are some impurities in street Cocaine that may cause severe damage to your retina. If you have decreased vision see an ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of bags under your eyes?

What is the best way to get rid of bags under your eyes?

Depends on cause: Swelling under the lids due to fatigue or allergy can be treated with rest, cool compresses, treatment of underlying inflammation with allergy meds. Prolapse of the fat with permanent bags under the eyes that don't fluctuate are better addressed by an oculoplastic surgeon. ...Read more