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Black Line Under Eye
Black eye discoloration for a month and two weeks now. I don't know what to do with this black line under eye. It's no longer blood, doctor said.?????
Ecchymosis orbit!: Seek in person opinions from facial surgeons. ...Read more
Got a black eye a month and three weeks ago.doc said no more blood under eye.still a black line under my eye, doesn't hurt, not fading.see dermatolog?
It will go away: Black eye is not a problem in the skin but is like a bruise due to bleeding under the skin and that can take weeks to get absorped in your system and consulting a Dermatologist will not help.Meanwhile, you can cover it up with make up ...Read more
Got a 4-week black eye. Doc said no more blood under my eye. Have a dark black line still under eye after purple left. By when should I worry not gone
May be not: If no pain or worsening of symptoms. Turning purple means that the blood is been reabsorbed and resolution is approaching ...Read more
Got a black eye over a month ago. PCP doc said I have no more blood under eye. Have this black line still under eye. By when should I see a dermatolog?
No need: If there no injury to eye, will disappears in 6 to 8 wks to get absorbed from subcutaneous tissue. Don't worry avoid this in the future. ...Read more
a few possibilities: Many people inherit them to some degree, but other times environmental factors such as lack of sleep or allergies of the eye/nasal sinus area can contribute. Getting better sleep and addressing whatever allergies that may have, both in the eyes and in the sinuses, may lessen the dark circles. Less commonly, conditions such as eczema, anemia, or liver disease can cause these circles. ...Read more
My 2.5 yo has some redness under his eyes. Is that the same as those when older people have black under eyes?
Possibly: Redness under the eyes of a small child could be many issues. The most common would be allergies or any other source of eye irritation leading to chronic rubbing. This is different from the black under the eyes of adults. You should have the child evaluated for the cause of the redness/inflammation so it can be properly treated. ...Read more
I'm tired of putting foundation and powder to cover my black circles under eyes what should I do? Nothing works?
Cool soaks and rest: Dark circles occur when the blood vessels beneath the skin show through in those that have thinner skin in this area. Allergies can make this worse. Use allergy meds as needed and try cool soaks to the area. You can probably make it better, but not get rid of these entirely. This is genetic and not a disease. ...Read more
See a physician: If there was a recent injury, please see an ER for x-rays. If this is something she has had for a long time, and it is purely cosmetic, and she (and you) could just accept it or see a dermatologist or cosmetic/aesthetic medicine specialist to see if anything could help. Good luck. ...Read more
Dark Circles: These circles, also called chloasma is a discoloration or pigment concentration usually under the lower lid, but be anywhere on the face, can be caused by simple familial resemblance. In the acquired types, birth control pill, hormone therapy, sun exposure are among the most common. I ophthalmology it is seen in pts receiving glaucoma drops called prostaglandin analogs (xalatan, lumigan, travatan). ...Read more
Vitamin K Ointment: I have had limited success with a Vitamin K enriched moisturizing crème for blotchy skin. It helps stabilize the little blood vessels and moisturize the thin skin around the eyes. Get more sleep and try sunglasses to prevent sun damage to the skin around your eyes. Artificial tears might help, but avoid astringent products which can cause rebound engorgement of the blood vessels. See an EyeMD. ...Read more
Cool soaks and rest: Dark circles occur when the blood vessels beneath the skin show through in those that have thinner skin in this area. Allergies can make this worse. Use allergy meds as needed and try cool soaks to the area. You can probably make it better, but not get rid of these entirely. ...Read more
I have had a black eye for 2 months now and its showing no signs of improvement.(under eye and over eye). Please can you tell me what I can do?
Wrinkles under eyes: Wrinkles under eyes often due to: fluid from thin blood vessels under eyes. Often due to genetics (got it from mom or dad), excess rubbing (shiners), allergies, excess salt in those with kidney issues. Cold ice packs help decrease by contracting the vessels. Make up tricks can help; older patients benefit from seeing an eyemd. Warm compress routine helps with blackheads; eyedoc2020. Blogspot. Com. ...Read more
I am 27 now. I want to get rid of under eye black circles. Is there any medicine for this? Will my daughter effect this?
Allegic shiners: Your dark circles may be due to allergies. Those circles are known as allergic shiners, because of stagnated blood shimmering through your fine skin. See an allergist for evaluation and possible treatment. Your daughter shouldn't be affected if you can determine what the causative allergens are. ...Read more
Allergic Shiners: These are known as "allergic shiners" and are due to nasal and sinus congestion within the mucosal tissue that causes a back up of the blood flow out of the sinus, leading to the classic black eye. Decreasing nasal congestion is the best way to treat. ...Read more
I'm is off cannabis finally. I suffer from thirst. Black lines under eyes. I suppose organs are tired, what to eat and drink? No smoking 3 weeks thks:)
Watch you diet!: As you have been successful if your transition, make a get away for a healthier life. Eat good quality food, and exercise. Good luck! ...Read more
I have black under eye dark circles since the age of 5, on close inspection I can see little green veins under my eyes. Is there a permanent fix(19 yrs)?
Maybe: Some people have had fat filler put under their eyes to help the dar circles. Everything else is only temporary. ...Read more
Does hemosiderin staining under eye go away? Got a black eye over two months ago. Doc said no more blood under eye. Still, dark line. What to do :(
Tincture of time: It will fade. Sometimes it takes six months. ...Read more
Have a black marks under eyes and pigmentation all over face and black dots around arms. Please suggest any solution to get rid of my problems?
Evaluation: It sounds like you have multiple areas of concern about your skin. You should schedule a consultation with a dermatologist to evaluate your skin. When you know what's going on, you can look into any treatment options available. Good luck. ...Read more
2 months with dicoloration from black eye. Blood gone. But stll dark line and crease line under eye. What should I do? Saw eye doc and pcp. Help me
Blood pigment can stain the skin? Got a black eye over a month ago. Still, have dark line under eye. Doc say no more blood there. What's the issue? Help
My skin looks really horrible I have black eyelids and under eyes red acne marks puffy eyes everyone says I look old im only 18 Dull skin?
Black male, 26, wiped 2 hard under eyes while washing his face, left dark skin under eye. Will light use of HydroQ. 4% & Tretinoin hurt? Ochronosis?
Don't use. See eye: Doctor instead! Using bleaching strong agents like that is the wrong approach unless you purposely want hypo pigmented areas on top of having dark lines. Have the opthalmologist refer you to the oculoplastics Dr., who can examine your eyelid and recommend care. It may just be post-inflammatory hypopigmentation. Retinoids are too irritating and dangerous to use so close to the eye! Seek prof. Help! ...Read more
How to get rid of black bags and puffiness under eyes? I get plenty of sleep each week. Lack of vitamins? Is there a topical cream I can try?
Cheap fix: Short of plastic surgery or filler injections: I suggest a thin layer of Preparation- H AM/PM- must astringests will help and you can consult a cosmetologist. ...Read more
Under eye dark circles are black like someone punched me. Thesockets of my eye are sunken I can see veins tried all dreams but no use, surgery cost?
Hi doctor. I had blood clot under eye and also skin rashes around the eye. So that my face looks worst.can you advise me how this Black eye can cured?
Infection: This sounds like an infection, possibly related to a bug bite. I recommend you have your eyes checked out as soon as possible. ...Read more
3week old black eye.saw eye doc. No fracture.no purple bruise but have a small dark color line under eye, where it was purple. Please help. Normal?
Mgt: Bruises take time to resolve. If the area worsens, becomes swollen or infected, please follow up. ...Read more