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Dark Circles Under Eyes (Overview)

Dark circles under the eyes are due to the blood vessels in the skin beneath the eyes. These may become darker in people who are tired, or in people who are experiencing seasonal allergies.


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Will drug use cause dark circles under eyes?

Will  drug use cause dark circles under eyes?

Glaucoma drops can.: Lumigan, travatan-z, and latanaprost glaucoma drops can cause dark discolarization of the skin of the lower lid. ...Read more

Dark Circles Under Eyes (Overview)

Dark circles under the eyes are due to the blood vessels in the skin beneath the eyes. These may become darker in people who are tired, or in people who are experiencing seasonal allergies.


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How to correct dark circles under eyes?

How to correct dark circles under eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be due to lack of sleep, allergies, age, or many other causes. Treatment of allergies if present and getting adequate rest can help some. Cool compresses 2 times a day and makeup coverup can be effective as well. If there is volume loss associated with dark circles, facial filler injections can be considered. Laser skin tightening can be effective in some cases. ...Read more

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Treating Crossed Eyes (Checklist)

See a strabismus eye doctor specialist ASAP
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Wear glasses as recommended
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Follow patching regimen if prescribed
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Who is the best person to see for dark circles under eyes a dermatologist or an eye doctor? Who could treat the problem the best?

Who is the best person to see for dark circles under eyes a dermatologist or an eye doctor? Who could treat the problem the best?

Treating : Treating dark circles under the eyes is quite a challenge. There are several options that can help some patients but no magic formula. Typically, the tendency to develop dark circles is somewhat hereditary but can be due to vascular congestion, chronic allergy, chronic irritation, and other factors. Most dermatologists are asked about this problem quite frequently and are trained to discuss your treatment options. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dark circles under the eyes?

What is the best treatment for dark circles under the 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. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: only mask 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 help. ...Read more

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Mild early stage dark circles under eyes and bags under eyes, what preventative home remedies or OTC treatments would you suggest?

Mild early stage dark circles under eyes and bags under eyes, what preventative home remedies or OTC treatments would you suggest?

More sleep to start: These often develop from inadequate sleep. Are you getting at least 8 hours of sleep a night. If not, you should. Hard to get rid of the dark circles once they develop so be preventative. ...Read more

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How should I cure dark circles under eyes?

How should I cure dark circles under eyes?

Dark: Try getting a good night's sleep. This may help. Some people have dark circles under the eyes because they are inherited. For those folks, make-up is helpful. ...Read more

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How to naturally get rid of dark circles under eyes?

How to naturally get rid of dark circles under eyes?

Dark circles in eyes: There are many causes for circles under eyes to occur: racial, occupational sun exposure, certain glaucoma medications, fatigue, insomnia and the list goes on. Some circles will subside if the cause is a temporary one and is removed.. In some cases a lower blepharoplasty ( lid tuck ), will improve the appearance as the prominent orbital fat is also removed. Cosmetic creams work not as they claim. ...Read more

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