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Really bad dark circles (appears black, not purple) around eyes/extended down near ears so looks like a mask. Brown skinned. Had problem for years?

Really bad dark circles (appears black, not purple) around eyes/extended down near ears so looks like a mask. Brown skinned. Had problem for years?

Melasma?: A centrofacial malar or mandibular distribution of muddy brown to Grey hyper pigmentation. Go to a Dermatologist for treatment options. The goal of the treatment is to fade the existing hyper pigmentation and prevent further pigmentation. There are many treatments available. ...Read more

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What can cause puffiness around eyes?

What can cause puffiness around eyes?

Fluid, gravity: Skin around eyelids is very thin - in some places only 4 cell layers thick. Thus, even a small amount of swelling can look prominent. Any irritation may cause such swelling. Further, as we age, the collagen and elastic tissue which provide support also age and lose some of their ability to counter the effect of gravity. Some vitamin C topical products may help strengthen collagen in this area. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about blue rings around eyes?

Should I be concerned about blue rings around eyes?

Usually normal: Variant. If there is no pain, redness or blurred vision then rest assured. If the blue ring is getting bigger it could be thinning of the sclera. Take a baseline picture for comparison over time. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling around eyes?

What can cause tingling around eyes?

Several reasons: If it is around both eyes it is less concerning and it may be related to anxiety, you can see your family md. If it is persistent and around only one eye it could be more serious since the sensory nerves of the eye and the auditory nerve are at the same place in the brain and a tumor their may cause that. If you have hearing loss on that side must see an ENT & an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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How to remove small spots around eyes?

How to remove small spots around eyes?

Cannot answer: Describe these better: what do they look like, how long have they been present, are they changing, where are they exactly? ...Read more

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Is prp a cure for dark cicle around eyes?

Is prp a cure for dark cicle around eyes?

No one knows: Prp (platelet rich plasma) is a wonderful treatment for aging skin. I believe there is so much we can do with this product. I am willing to try this for dark circles but if the dark circles are related to allergies, I am sure until the underlying problem is resolved the dark circles will remain. ...Read more

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How to get ride of dark circles around eyes?

How to get ride of dark circles around eyes?

Sleep: Dark circles can form due to lack of sleep or illness. Some liver conditions can also cause dark circles. Some are very benign (gilberts). Some may be more serious. Please talk to your primary medical doctor about this. ...Read more

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What usually is the cause of darkened skin around eyes?

What usually is the cause of darkened skin around eyes?

Skin or vascular chg: Skin or vascular changes. As the skin thins with age, or allergy or edema the underlying vascularity shows through and can give this darkened venous appearance. A dermatologist or ophthalmologist may be able to help you. ...Read more

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Iam 23 and too much of dark circles around eyes. Please help me?

Iam 23 and too much of dark circles around eyes. Please help me?

Dark Circles: Dark circles around the eye can be caused from several things.
1.Actual skin changes, either hereditary or acquired from years of sun damage. Retina and possible chemical peel or laser may be helpful depending on your skin type.
2. Thinning of the skin allowing the deeper veins and muscles to create a darkness.
3. Puffiness or hollowness creating hills and valleys which can reflect light different ...Read more

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What serious medical condition causes dark/yellowish circles around eyes?

What serious medical condition causes dark/yellowish circles around eyes?

Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist can hel. ...Read more

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I have black circle around eyes since 4 years. What can be the best solution.? I lives in india

I have black circle around eyes since 4 years. What can be the best solution.? I lives in india

Dark circles: Dark circles can be due to hereditary causes or allergies, lack of sleep, dehydration. Try allergy meds, artificial tears, improve hydration, cool compresses, makeup concealer. ...Read more

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Pain around eyes particularly above it when the temperature become hot! Also it cause a headache! What do you think?

Pain around eyes particularly above it when the temperature become hot! Also it cause a headache! What do you think?

Sinus issues: The frontal sinus is just above your eyes, and could be the source, especially if spring allergies are starting for you. ...Read more

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I've been having Pus around eyes every day when I wake up. I been putting on waterdrops for a week and it still hasn't gone away. Why? Please explain.

I've been having Pus around eyes every day when I wake up. I been putting on waterdrops for a week and it still hasn't gone away. Why? Please explain.

Multiple etiology ea: The cause of your symptoms can be due to a number of etiologies. Topmost is infectious causes followed by dry eyes or allergic conjunctivitis. Please see A board certified ophthalmologist. The treatments for each condition is entirely different. ...Read more

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What could cause dark skin around eyes?

What could cause dark skin around eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles can be caused by: allergies, eczema, hereditary, lifestyle factors like stress, smoking, chronic alcohol, nasal congestion, pigmentation irregularities, rubbing or scratching your eyes, sun exposure, thinning skin and loss of fat and collagen. ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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What's the mechanism behind the formation of dark circles around eyes? Did anyone know the answer

What's the mechanism behind the formation of dark circles around eyes? Did anyone know the answer

Thin eyelid skin: The skin of the eyelids is so thin that you can see your own circulating blood beneath the skin of the lower eyelids. It does not represent disease. ...Read more

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My face always look like tired becuase under my eyes is deep. Can you say me a good product for skin around eyes.

My face always look like tired becuase under my eyes is deep. Can you say me a good product for skin around eyes.

First, make: Sure you are getting enough sleep- at least 8 hours every might ; be sure you are not suffering from allergies. The skin under the eyes is very thin making you look tired ; years older. You need to firm, tone ; moisturize the areas around your eye. You cannot go wrong w estée lauder, neutrogena, oil of olay, loreal, clarin products or any other brand that suits your needs. ...Read more

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I have dark circles around eyes since I was a kid. I am 21 now and I want to remove them. Any remedies of creams please?

I have dark circles around eyes since I was a kid. I am 21 now and I want to remove them. Any remedies of creams please?

No creams.: Dark rings around the eyes are usually determined by your genes, how thin the skin around your eyes is. I would not recommend any creams or bleaches to be applied near your eyes! If your eyes are puffy and dark, resting with a cool compress for 10 minutes can help. Sometimes people with allergies have rings around their eyes along with asthma, allergic rhinitis which can be treated. ...Read more

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Can using retinol -drugstore grade- cause dryness, causing more lines to appear around eyes? Is that a sign it's working? Should continue?

Can using retinol -drugstore grade- cause dryness, causing more lines to appear around eyes? Is that a sign it's working? Should continue?

Retinol: If you experience dryness or irritation try using the cream less frequently, and use only at night. You should also use a daytime moisturizer with spf in it to prevent sub damage. Good luck! ...Read more

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Unexplained swelling around eyes appearing at 60 in the mornings. Why?

Unexplained swelling around eyes appearing at 60 in the mornings. Why?

See Eye MD now.: Could be just retained fluid, but could also be an indicator of a metabolic problem like renal insufficiency. You should probably see both your eye md and your pcp. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Yes.: Any chronic disease associated with fatigue and/or poor sleep can do this, as can lupus! ...Read more

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My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

coughing/voming: Small pinpoint red dots that represent small broken capillaries will often show up around the eyes, face &upper torso of kids after a coughing spell or vomiting. These will not be found below the nipple line. They are transient & not the sign of a worrisome problem. ...Read more