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Heard Desease And Black Eyes
Few days: Black eyes is basically bruising around the periorbital structures around the eye. Just like bruising anywhere else, you will notice a color change as the hemoglobin (blood) undergoes change to deoxyhemoglobin and then hemosiderin, and so forth. The whole process can take a week or two. ...Read more
Usually not: These cystic structures in the lid are removed from the inside of the lid with a special clamp to control bleeding. When bleeding occurs, it is inside the lid draining to the outside rather than staining the lid tissue. So a bruised eyelid is not common and actually most commonly is caused by the inadvertent hitting of a vein during the injection of the local anesthesia. ...Read more
The darkness of: Skin around the eyes that comes from bruising is eventually absorbed back into the body. ...Read more
1-3 Days: It depends how hard you were hit and how bleeding occurred under the skin. It will then turn yellow-grey and be gone in about 5-7 days. ...Read more
Have not worn any make up in two days. My eyes look like I have two black eyes with yellow and green color to them. What could this be?
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After the black eyes, im in the fourth month and there is still dark discoloration there, im using hirudoid cream, but is not working, what I do?
Pigment changes: Increased intensity of skin pigment during pregnancy, called chloasma, is very common. It often occurs on the nipples, the inside of the thighs, the face and along the line from belly button to pubic bone. Sun exposure can make it look darker. It will go away after childbirth. It's not necessary to treat it but you could use a cosmetic concealer if you want it to be less noticeable. ...Read more
None: Unfortunately vitamins will not change the appearance of the skin under your eyes. The most common cause of dark rings under the eyes are allergies. The appearance comes from the venous complex just under the skin in the lower orbit. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: If the eye is hit hard enough to bruise the eyelids (causing a black eye), it could be hard enough to cause the surface vessels of the eyeball to break. Any hit hard enough to do this should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more
I want to lighten the color of my eye as I have extremely near black eyes, I just want a few shades lighter, what are my options?
Contact lenses: Your eye color is genetically determined. Changing it is not possible. A procedure to implant a contact lens to cover up the iris color and therefore giving your eye color a new look is possibe, but with not insignificant risk. I don't recommend this procedure. It is much safer to try colored contact lenses fitted by a professional. ...Read more
I was hit in between the eyes with a baseball. There is some redness and swelling but I'm being told to expect two black eyes. True?
Yes: The blood from the injury will pass through the tissue around your upper nose and collect in the tissue under each eye. ...Read more
I have two black eyes. They are almost black in color and my eyelids are extremely swollen? How long will this last and how can I speed up recovery?
See your eye MD: See your eye md to make sure that it is not a more serious problem. ...Read more
Why do my eyes water when I bend over? Not only does it water but my right eye feels like something is about to fall out. I also had a black eye almos
Need more informatio: Will need to know more information. Your ophthalmologist can help clarify if you make an increased amount of tears. The answer needs to be integrated with your total Health information. It would be best to discuss this with your physician and see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Specialist wants remove several Hidrocystoma around my eyes, I am scared, said I would have stitches and black eye. This safe? Heal time?
Eyelid cyst: Eyelid cyst removal is commonly performed with very low risk. If you don't scar with keloids you should do great. Sutures are usually removed in 5-7 days or are absorbable if cannot get them removed. Avoid ibuprofen, aspirin, blood thinners to decrease risk of "black eye" which is usually limited. ...Read more
I have had dark circles under both eyes since I was a child, but my right eye is significantly darker. I look like I have a black eye. Why is that?
Allergic shiners: You may have nasal allergies which gives you a stuffy nose. Your blood tends to stagnate around your nose. Thebolood shimmering through your fine skin will give you the appearance of having lack eyes. ...Read more
Hi, I broke my nose 5weeks ago and it left me with a black eye after the nose healed, but I still have black marks under my eyes. What does this mean?
Dark circles: Found on the periorbital area (the skin surrounding the eye) is primarily caused by capillary leakage & permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. This normally resolved without medical intervention. ...Read more
Will getting a blepharoplasty make me look like I have two black eyes? Will I look as if I have been punched in the face and given two black eyes after a blepharoplasty? .
Sometimes when my toddler has a cold or is sleep deprived he gets what looks like a black eye under one of his eyes. What is it and should I be concerned? He does not seem bothered by it, but it just looks awful.
Is it possible I could be anemic although it didn't show up on blood test? I've always been very tired and had blotchy transparent skin & black eyes.
Iron poor blood?: Generally in order to have symptoms from anemia you must have real anemia - a low red blood cell count. However, there are some people who feel better when they take iron despite demonstrable deficiency. It certainly won't hurt to do a brief trial of iron supplementation and see if you feel better. Iron 325 mg each day. ...Read more
My sons football coach said that my son broke his nose and that he had to put it back in place, but my son did get any black eyes just a slight bruise?
See a doctor: The coach may be right that your son's nose was broken. Even with minimal bruising and the nose apparently now well aligned, a deformity could result as it heals. Don't mess around with this, and for sure don't rely on the coach's word. Get your son to a doctor. ...Read more
Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.
Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
Applied neosporin near eye for cut, unknowingly infected the skin around eyes from wearing glasses, infection gone but now discolor like black eye?
3d ago hit my temple very hard while intoxicated, didn’t lose consciousness, now having tinnitus and some dizziness with anxiety. PEARL. No black eyes?
Immediate exam: You need an immediate exam at an Emergi Center to determine any damage which you may have sustained from the trauma and what treatment is appropriate. The sooner you are properly diagnosed and treated the better your chances for recovery will be. If you are in distress call 911. Otherwise have someone drive you to an Emergi Center immediately! ...Read more
Had Restylin injected under my eyes & 1 eye has a lump (awful) Doc put needle 2 remove it & all I got was black eye & still have it? What can be done?
Not much: Most likely its swelling from small hematoma and not much can be done. It should resolve in 2-3 weeks or sooner. You can use some Arnica cream ...Read more
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