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How Do I Get Rid Of Bags Under My Eyes
How do I get rid of bags under my eyes&why do I have them?The bags are always there, don't depend on amount of or position of sleep. They are alarming
Undereye bags: Large expressive eyes like Susan Sarandon? Some of it is genetics. Rubbing your eyes can make the venous discoloration more prominent and increase melanin production. if your sleep is adequate, try cool compresses like wet teabags cooled in the freezer for a few minutes to decrease swelling in the area. The skin is thin and any excess fluid looks puffy. Decrease your salt. Treat allergies. ...Read more
"Allergic Shiners?": Many things can cause dark circles under one's eyes: lack of sleep, stress, eczema, genes, lying face down while sleeping, rubbing of the eyes. Because dark circles are so often caused by allergies they are often referred to as "allergic shiners." i often test for common food allergies (milk, gluten, soy). For more info: http://www.Integrativepsychiatry.Net/food_allergies.Html. ...Read more
What can I do to get rid of bags under my eyes? I have allergies and take otc loratadine.The more humid it gets, my eyes get worse.Thank you
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Hi what can I do to get rid of bags under my eyes without spending a lot of money please help it's very depressing when looking in the mirror please?
Lid surgery: Bags under the eyes are caused by changes in the skin thickness and elasticity. Although there are cosmetics that can conceal the appearance, the most effective treatment is either to surgically correct the bags or place filler agents under the skin below the bags in order to "inflate" the skin around them. This is not permanent but is less invasive than a lid tuck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No quick fix: There are some cosmetic agents such as Neotensil that may provide immediate relief but it is only short term (daily) . Definitive treatment usually requires surgery to address the excess or malpositioned fat, skin or muscle of the lower eyelid and cheek junction. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Swelling under the lids due to fatigue or allergy can be treated with rest, cool compresses, treatment of underlying inflammation with allergy meds. Prolapse of the fat with permanent bags under the eyes that don't fluctuate are better addressed by an oculoplastic surgeon. ...Read more
Sleep: Bags under eyes are usually a cosmetic concern and rarely a sign of a serious underlying medical condition. Cold compresses can help improve the appearance of bags under eyes. For persistent or bothersome under-eye puffiness, cosmetic treatments are available. Would need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
How to get rid of bags under eyes, not the kind of bags that you get from crying or sleeping hard. ?
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Dark Bags: Dark bags under eyes are often due to: fluid from thin blood vessels under eyes. This can be due to genetics (got it from mom or day), excess rubbing (shiners), allergies, excess salt in those with kidney issues. Cold ice packs might help decrease bags by contracting the vessels. Older patients benefit from seeing an eyemd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blepharoplasty: A lower lid blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure for removing the unwanted bags. If the bags are the worst in the morning and improve over the course of the day, you could try sleeping with an extra pillow to minimize any fluid accumulation overnight. ...Read more
Plastic surgery: If your bags are there all day long (not worse in the morning and better by evening--this is fluid), you have protruding fat pads (caused by aging or genetics and weakening of the orbital septum and skin/muscle layers). Plastic surgery (blepharoplasty) can trim, reposition, and tighten the lower eyelids beautifully, but have an abps-certified plastic surgeon do the work to minimize risks! ...Read more
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