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Doctor insights on: Coconut Oil For Under Eye Wrinkles

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Does coconut oil really make under-eye wrinkles disappeaer?

Does coconut oil really make under-eye wrinkles disappeaer?

No: Wrinkles ate from breakdown of connective tissues in the skin over time, accelerated by sun exposure & smoking, & by gradual laxity (looseness) of the connective tissue around the eye that allows some of the fat pads around the eye to push forward giving a "puffy" appearance. Any moisterizer like coconut oil can improve the appearance of dry skin but has not effect of the connective tissues under. ...Read more

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Hi I have dark eye circles and eye wrinkles. Is it able to be cured? Do coconut oil and cucumber slice help? If I sleep for 8 hrs, will it get better?

Hi I have dark eye circles and eye wrinkles. Is it able to be cured? Do coconut oil and cucumber slice help? If I sleep for 8 hrs, will it get better?

Eyes: Periorbital aging is multifactorial. Sleep certainly can help. Good skin care, staying out if the sun and not smoking all help as well. You should see a board certified plastic surgeon and an aesthetician for recommendations. ...Read more

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Hi I put castor oil and coconut oil mix on to my eyelashes, some of it got into my eyes now they are hurting. What should I do?

Hi I put castor oil and coconut oil mix on to my eyelashes, some of it got into my eyes now they are hurting. What should I do?

Not dangerous: It can be helpful to rinse your eyes with tap water at room temperature by splashing water flowing from the tap into open eyes. Natural tearing will also wash the products out eventually, and really this shouldn't take more than few minutes to happen. My guess is that by the time you read this, you'll already feel better. Don't wipe the surface of your eye with any object, or you can do harm. ...Read more

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I got coconut oil in my eye, now my eye from a distance looks brown. Up close it's a darker green, brown in the center. Is there something I can do?

I got coconut oil in my eye, now my eye from a distance looks brown. Up close it's a darker green, brown in the center. Is there something I can do?

See eye doc: The first thing I would recommend is that you see an eye doctor to evaluate the eye for injury--since what you are describing sounds very odd. It's your eye, make certain you are taking care of it... ...Read more

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Got coconut oil in my eye. It's a dark green on the outside, the iris is a dark brown. From a distance it looks brown. I want my eye hazel again, Help?

Got coconut oil in my eye. It's a dark green on the outside, the iris is a dark brown. From a distance it looks brown. I want my eye hazel again, Help?

It will be normal!: The coconut oil cannot penetrate inside the eye and cause permanent color change to the iris, so in short, it will be completely back to normal within 24 hours. Some people do have slightly brighter or darker irises on one side vs. The other and since you are paying more attention you may be picking this change up. ...Read more

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Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Eye care: Eye is very delicate organ and the skin around it is, too. If you are really having Eczema please talk to your PMD for help.
If you need OTC eye care to decrease wrinkle then different products are available depending on your budget. ...Read more

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How can I treat ringworm on my eyelids? I've been using coconut oil, but it melts into my eyes causing blurry vision.

How can I treat ringworm on my eyelids? I've been using coconut oil, but it melts into my eyes causing blurry vision.

See your eye doctor: Coconut oil is good for many things, but one thing to keep in mind is not using it around the eyelids. There are specific eye ointments/creams that can be prescribed to help u that will be less bothersome than melting & causing blurred vision for you. So, see ur eye doctor soon, and get this taken care of. Ringworm of the eyelids is rare, and you want to first make sure U have the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is castor oil good for eye skin to prevent wrinkles?

Is castor oil good for eye skin to prevent wrinkles?

Prevent eye wrinkles: There are products specifically formulated for use to address wrinkles in the eye area. Top 3 SkinMD favorites are (in no particular order), Regenica Revitalizing Eye Creme, SkinMedica TNS Eye Repair and ResultsRx Eye Doctor ...Read more

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Would putting vitamin E oil around my eyes prevent wrinkles?

Would putting vitamin E oil around my eyes prevent wrinkles?

No use sunscreen: Age and exposure to sunlight causes degeneration of the collagen in your skin. With time, the muscles and tendons around your face also become lax-they lose their "tightness." using vitamin E oil may moisturize your skin but has never been proven to restore collagen or tighten facial or peri-ocular muscles and tendons. ...Read more

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I used some body oil perfume and forgot it was on my hands and rubed my eyes and now ihave wrinkles under both eyes no money for doctor please help?

I used some body oil perfume and forgot it was on my hands and rubed my eyes and now ihave wrinkles under both eyes no money for doctor please help?

Wrinkles, oil: Glad you didn't get the oil actually in the eye. Removing the oil from the eyelids by washing with gentle soap and water followed by copious rinsing can reduce the potential for residual perfume to irritate the eye.
Body oils do not cause wrinkles.
If you have eye irritation, see an eye md. If your concern is only the wrinkles, see an oculoplastic surgeon or plastic surgeon. We all age together. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use coconut oil and cider vinegar for head lice?

Is it a good idea to use coconut oil and cider vinegar for head lice?

Lice: There are many " natural" treatments for lice, including olive oil and a tight shower cap. I am not aware of the coconut oil and vinegar remedy but it does not sound dangerous as long as the vinegar does not get in your eyes. Lice is very contagious however, so do not wait to long if this remedy does not work, buy rid. ...Read more

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Applied coconut oil to scalp&hair overnight&covered head withAshirt. Woke up with an itchy scalp especially in the center& it stings! Also small bumps!

Applied coconut oil to scalp&hair overnight&covered head withAshirt. Woke up with an itchy scalp especially in the center& it stings! Also small bumps!

URNowOfficialCoconut: Go wash-out your scalp and hair gently with shampoo then tap dry it with a towel. Go get some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the local drug store and take two capsules every six hours for a few days and see how it goes (it may make you drowsy)If not getting better, or getting worse, get a doctor to look at it ASAP. Check to see if there are any other ingredients in the coconut oil; that may be a clue to what's wrong. ...Read more

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Will coconut oil and apple cider vinegar work on head lice?

Will coconut oil and apple cider vinegar work on head lice?

No: These remedies are not effective for lice. Otc treatments like rid or nix (permethrin) are much more likely to be helpful, and if they don't clear the problem see a physician. ...Read more

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Does putting coconut oil on my skin and on my head (bald) helps make it smoother and clearer?

Does putting coconut oil on my skin and on my head (bald) helps make it smoother and clearer?

May be: There is nothing magical about coconut oil. Any oil will provide similar benefit.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I was told to rub coconut oil in my hair and scalp and massage it in the roots of my hairnbut I was wondering will that get into my head and affect me?

Myths: First it would surprise me if any medical expert told you this without a specific reason. I can think of no medical reason for this. But, your assumption is 100% incorrect. It would not absorb through even the top layer of skin. Your body is fully able to protect your brain and all of the organs from unwanted exposures! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of under eye wrinkles at the age of 16?

How can I get rid of under eye wrinkles at the age of 16?

Eye wrinkles: You should talk to your parents about how you feel. I would not advise any cosmetic procedures at your age. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye wrinkles and darkness under eyes at a young age?

Look at diet, food: Allergies, sleeping patterns (with pillows, side sleeping) and other causes for both at a young age. The darkness could be permanent if there is hyperpigmentation occurring from long term venous congestion from low grade food/environmental allergies. If you have puffiness too, and crows feet or lower lid lines, this is related to the above, and not corrected with eyelid surgery unfortunately. ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of eye wrinkles and darkness under eyes at a young age?

I am wondering how to get rid of eye wrinkles and darkness under eyes at a young age?

See doctor: Besides core specialists, aesthetic doctors can help. Dark circles are a combination of increased melanin, thin lower lids with visible pigment and vessels, gravity, actinic damage. You need a cream that has vit k and vit a. Vit e is good. Other things laser, ipl, dermal fillers, microdermabrasion, or concealer can help. ...Read more

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Is many peels required to maintain the result? Only 19 and have lots of wrinkles under eyes about 10 per eye? Is one peel enough? Long term benefits?

Depends on skin type: If your skin is very fair, you are a candidate for more aggressive treatments like fractionated co2 laser under your eyes. I find this to be a very useful device in the management of crepey under eye skin. One treatment is usually sufficient. There are also new radiofrequency skin tightening devices you may benefit from. Be sure you are using a good moisturizer under your eyes as well. ...Read more

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How to remove the wrinkles under eyes?

How to remove the wrinkles under eyes?

Under eye wrinkles: You are way too young to be worrying about this. Use sunscreen/moisturizer daily and concentrate on being the best you can be at whatever you choose to do in life. Wear a hat, play a sport and be happy! ...Read more

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How we can cure under eye smile wrinkle?

How we can cure under eye smile wrinkle?

There: There is no permanent cure for wrinkles and aging skin. However there are procedure can make you look younger by dramatically reducing the wrinkles. Several fillers can fill the gaps and reduce the appearance of wrinkles around the mouth and eyes. Also laser procedures can help overall appearance of the wrinkles. Botox or Dysport can stop the muscle associated with the smile. However, usually it is quite normal and accepted to have a wrinkle associated with smiling. ...Read more

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Are there any under eye wrinkle cream which actually works?

Maybe: If this is not infectious, heredity or allergy then somr type may help. This is big new area of the cosmetic industry. It is based on shrinking swelling in the tissue chemically but it is not forever. ...Read more

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I am very dry skin, creepy under eyes wrinkles at 19?

Dermatitis: Dry wrinkly under eyelid skin in some individuals may denote a superficial dermatitis related to a variety of causes, especially at age 19. Evaluation by a dermatologist or an ophthalmologist is warranted. A variety of topical medications can resolve this as well as removal of an offending agent when identified. ...Read more

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Why am I having under eye wrinkles after gaining weight?

Why am I having under eye wrinkles after gaining weight?

Probably unrelated.: Wrinkles under your eyes are a natural aging phenomenon. They can also occur with allergic reactions, dermatitis, eye inflammation from infections and rarely endocrine diseases. Not related to gaining or losing weight. ...Read more

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Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?

Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read more