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How do I get rid of those dark purple circles around my eyes?

How do I get rid of those dark purple circles around my eyes?

Decongestants: The blood from the face drains alongside the nose as it flows back to the heart; if there is a lot of nasal congestion, this puts pressure on the veins, and the blood backs up. The skin under the eyes is so thin that you can actually see this pooling of blood. Relieving the congestion opens up the blood flow, and the dark circles go away. See an allergist if otc decongestants don't help. ...Read more

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I have dark circles around my eyes how can I get rid of them ?

I have dark circles around my eyes how can I get rid of them ?

Watch diet, and eat: less salt, and tomatoes that may be causing the veins to dilate and look dark. If it goes on too long, it can cause permanent hyper pigmentation (post inflammatory). So, take care of it now, and get an allergy panel done for standard food allergens, and possible gluten food allergy too. ...Read more

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I have dark circles around my eyes how do I get rid of this?

I have dark circles around my eyes how do I get rid of this?

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. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the 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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How do I get rid of these deep (not dark) circles uder my eyes?

How do I get rid of these deep (not dark) circles uder my 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. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the 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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How do I get rid of dark veins under my eyes?

How do I get rid of dark veins under my eyes?

Several Options: There are essentially 3 options to treat veins around the eyes (periorbital)-laser, sclerotherapy or microphlebectomy. Laser is a topical treatment that usually requires multiple applications. Sclereotherapy involves injecting a solution into the veins to dissolve them just as is done on leg veins. This is my procedure of choice. Microphlebectomy requires making small incisions to remove them. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hereditary dark circles under my eyes?

How do I get rid of hereditary dark circles under my eyes?

Cosmetic Bleph: You may want to consider cosmetic blepharoplasty to tighten the lid skin and reduce the amount of discoloration. Actually, there are very few long lasting treatments for this condition and if cosmetic cover up does not satisfy you, then consider a cosmetic plastic surgeon or oculoplastic surgeon for blepharoplasty considerations. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of dark circles under my eyes?

What can I do to get rid of dark circles under my eyes?

Find the cause: Dark circles under eyes are often called allergic shiners. Chronic nasal congestions can make this worse..Allergies often cause this. Some folks do have dark circles, without causes. Also, poor sleep can contribute. Thus, treat the allergies if you have such, or any cause of nasal congestion. Sleep well. A little make-up cover will help.. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my dark circles under eyes?

What can I do to get rid of my dark circles under eyes?

Makeup or cosmetics: Difficult problem to solve. May use cosmetics. Cosmetic surgery may be an option. Also, make certain you are getting sufficient rest and sleep. Good luck... ...Read more

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How do I get rid of permanent dark circles under my eyes?

How do I get rid of permanent dark circles under my eyes?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark circles under my eyes?

How can I get rid of dark circles under my eyes?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the dark blue circles under my eye?

How can I get rid of the dark blue circles under my eye?

Difficult problem: There are not a lot of good solutions to this problem. One common suggestion is to try a skin care product which contains kojic acid . You should see a facial cosmetic surgeon (ent with facial plastic expertise), dermatologist, or other cosmetic specialist in your area. ...Read more

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What can I eat/drink to get rid of my dark circles from underneath my eyes?

What can I eat/drink to get rid of my dark circles from underneath my eyes?

Cool soaks: Dark circles occur when the blood vessels beneath the skin show through in those that have thinner skin in this area. Allergies can make this worse. Use allergy meds as needed and try cool soaks to the area. You can probably make it better, but not get rid of these entirely. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark circles around the eyes?

How can I get rid of dark circles around the eyes?

Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and the stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of the dark circles under my eyes?

What should I do to get rid of the dark circles under my 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. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the 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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How can I get rid of my dark circles bags under my eyes?

How can I get rid of my dark circles bags under my eyes?

Retin-a?: Retin-a increases collagen and may thicken the lid, so the darker tissue does not show through so much. Consult a dermatologist. Injections of fillers can also help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of black circles under my eyes?

How can I get rid of black circles under my eyes?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red/black circles around eyesi have got dark red/black circles around my eyes. How do I treat that?

Red/black circles around eyesi have got dark red/black circles around my eyes. How do I treat that?

Ophthalmologist: Such a complaint is most unusual. You should schedule to see an ophthalmologist. It would be helpful to collect photos of yourself showing the abnormality and carefully document use of prescription and non prescription drugs as well as unusual dietary intake. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of dark circles under eyes?

What do I do to get rid of dark circles under eyes?

Make up counter: I wish i could tell you something medically that actually works, but I have not found anything that really does the job. There are lots of snake oils that reps want me to sell in my office but I have not seen that they work. I would look up inglot cosmetics and make a pallet of colors and see a make up artist because it will be the best bang for your buck. ...Read more