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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
Varies by cause: Dark circles under the eyes can be caused by brown pigment in the skin, thinning of the skin so that the blood shows through, or by the shadow cast by a "bag" under the eye, or by a combination. The skin can be lightened by microdermabrasion and skin lighteners. The bag can be surgically improved with a lower lid blepharoplasty. Not much to offer except concealer for thin skin. Good luck! ...Read more
Dermatochalasis: Or baggy eyelids, are aging lid changes that may occur with higher frequency in families with history of this. There's not much that can be done with medication, but it is common for some people to have cosmetic eyelid surgery to reduce these. This procedure is called a blepharoplasty. Make sure a qualified ocular plastics surgeon performs this type of surgery. ...Read more
New tube of H: As weird as it may sound, just a tiny dab preparation h on the lids can help reduce the eyebags, but please, don't use the same tube you use for your hemorrhoids. Various cosmetics, like clinique, and others, claim to help, for a nice price, if the bags are due to festooning, i.e. Loss of the structure of the fat pads in the orbit, an oculoplastic surgeon might help with a blepharoplasty surgery. ...Read more
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
My eye bags are perpectually puffy and nothing seems to work. Can you please suggest some help? Thanks!
Need more info...: Depending on your age, anatomy, and a number of other factors, you may be a candidate for an operation such as a midface lift. This smooths the transition between the lower eyelids and the cheeks. You really need a personal evaluation from a plastic or facial plastic surgeon to define the problem in your case and then explore possible solutions. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to remove eye bags pharmacologically or naturally? It seems like mine don't vanish. Its like permanent. Help!
Change diet: Stay away from salty foods, soups, tomato based products and get tested for food sensitivity, as the swelling is occurring from that creating bags (swelling of lymphatic fluids). Also, sleep with one pillow, don't side sleep, and you can try the tea bag, cucumber idea for temporary relief, but the food managment trumps it all. Treat the cause, not the condition or symptom, b/c surgery can't fix it. ...Read more
No: It may give a temporary eye bag ...Read more
Surgery: If you have a masssive fat pads under the eye then you may consult ophthalmic surgeon. ...Read more