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I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes What Can I Do
Dermal Filler: In most circumstances the dark circles that form under the lower lids are a result of leaky capillaries in the thin skin of the lid. This problem has no predictable solution, though many creams claim to improve this condition. In some cases, the circles are due to a deep indentation at the "tear trough" line between the lid and the upper cheek. Fillers may help to camouflage the shadowing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
This could help: It depends what the dark circles are from. Some people inherit them to some degree, but other times environmental factors such as lack of sleep or allergies of the eye/nasal sinus area can contribute. Try getting better sleep and addressing whatever allergies you may have, both in your eyes and in your sinuses. ...Read more
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and 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
Nasal congestion: One study found that the more congested the nose is, the darker the circles under the eyes. You should consider seeing an allergist to found out the cause for the nasal congestion and see if relieving this issue would help. Some of the problem may be familial. ...Read more
What can I do to reduce my dark circles? ..Thing is my dark circles are like light brown, and I have fine lines under my eyes..What can I do about it
Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be difficult to eliminate. Cool compresses, facials, anti-allergy eye drops or systemic pillls can be of some benefit. In certain cases, laser skin treatment or facial dermal fillers can be of help. The most effective treatment is makeup (ie concealer) applied to the area. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dark circles & bumps: The dark circles are most likely familial or genetic passed on.The little tiny bumps should be seen by your local ophthalmologist and possibly biopsied for best diagnoses and treatm ent ...Read more
Genetics and allergy: 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
You could, but..: I don't know any that work well. Some people inherit dark circles to some degree, but other times it's from anemia or environmental factors such as lack of sleep or allergies of the eye/nasal sinus area. Try getting better sleep and addressing whatever allergies you may have, both in your eyes and in your sinuses, and get a medical checkup if you haven't had one recently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two separate issues: Bags under the eyes are usually caused by the herniation of fat through the infra orbital septum and cosmesis can be improved by blepharoplasty surgery where the fat is removed. Examintion can rule out other causes of baggy eyelids. Chronic red eyes are frequently from dry eye syndrome and an eye exam can confirm the diagnosis and eliminate more serious causes for a red eye. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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