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Neutrogena Eye Cream Medication
I used neutrogena skin firming cream one time and my face has sunken in! My skin pulled tight, eyes and cheeks hollow. How long will this last?
Usually a few days: The effects of skin tightening creams are normally temporary, lasting from one to a few days. For such an unusual reaction as you describe, no one can say. Wash it off, and go see your doctor. Be sure to take before and after pictures with you so your doctor can see the full effect you ascribe to the skin cream. Also, take your actual bottle of skin cream with you. ...Read more
I have a acne bump under my eye. I been using Neutrogena peroxide cream with no results and it's dark in color. I want to rid myself of it?
Dermatologist: Would be the doctor to see for your problem, if not possible see your primary doctor, but don't squeeze or scratch it, best wishes ...Read more
What cream or medication can be effective against itchy scales around eyes along with watery eyes, and what could be the cause, doesn't get hay fever?
Allergies!: Sounds like allergies! Treat for allergies. Creams, ointments, and lotions may make the situation worse. Som topical with steroid may be indicated or helpful, but needs be determined and monitored by doctor! ...Read more
Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer.
I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read more
The dark circles: Under the eyelid indicates 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. Eye creams may only treat the signs temporarily. ...Read more
Eye cream puffy lids: There are a number of different eyelid creams for puffy lids. The most important ingredient is a good moisturizer to plump the eyekud skin. Generally, the best skin care products are referred to as comsmoceuticals and are often only available from a physician's office. Some common brands include skin medica, remergent, eltamd, obagi, and skinceuticals. Oil of olay also has a good eyelid cream. ...Read more
As often as needed: Often you can tell if an application is needed because the area will feel tight, your eyes will burn, or there will be flaking. Sometimes this may happen several times a day. ...Read more
Gloves: Use gloves while applying and avoid applying above the neck. ...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. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles but only mask condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist visit. ...Read more
Wash immediately: Dilute with eye wash. If symptoms persist see opthamologist for prescription eye drops. ...Read more
Hypoallergenic cream: Dark circles under eyes can be due to aging changes, genetic skin predispositions of fat pad migration. Cold ice packs help best though do not cure them. Creams also do not cure them but might decrease appearance. Ph balanced, hypoallergenic creams least likely to cause allergic dermatitis. Lack of sleep, stress, history of rubbing eyes can make it worse. See eyemd if nothing helps. ...Read more
Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
4% hydroquinone: The only creams that don't "cover up" the dark circles (cosmetics, which are fine, but do not really lighten, only improve the appearance) are prescription hydroquinones, usually prescribed in 4% concentrations. There are other skin options such as kojic acid and azelaic acids used for acne treatment that may be prescribed if indicated. Meds that include Retin-A and steroid may also be helpful. ...Read more
Dark circles: Veralyze is the best selling wrinkle cream designed to as the perfect answer for how to get rid dark circles like no other product! Formulated to rebuild collagen and elastin cells, veralyze rejuvenates the epidermal layer of the skin providing strength and restoring fuller youthful looking skin. Veralyze also works to tighten the skin around the eyes and works remove the appearance of dark circle. ...Read more
If its a black eye from an injury and the rest of the eye is unaffacted, this usually does not need treatment. If you want to keep the skin moist, the simple vaseline or coconut oil can help.
If you want cream for cosmesis, probably best to ask in the store as it will depend on your complexion. Generally, I wouldn't recommend this though because it may be sore and irritating. ...Read more
I'm 26 years old. My eyes tears when I put makeup, face cream, in strong light, cold rooms. What to do?!
Dry eyes!: It sounds like your eyes are dry! Putting make up on exacerbates this causing them to tear. The fumes from makeup, face cream, and the cold air make them dry and become sensitive, then they tear. You can try oral Omega - 3s (I have success with EVOA dry eye formula), and use artificial tears such as systane balance. ...Read more
Is it Normal for toddler to have cream to yellow in corner of eyes. Can only be seen when he looks to the side.?
Is there anything we can do to help a baby's excema? My baby is 6mth and has redness only under her eyes. Maybe vaseline? Or cream?
Hydrocortisone 0.5%: But use sparingly as over use may thin the skin permanently on the thinner skin areas like the face and groin. ...Read more
I got shadows below my eyes dr says this is due to low blood circulation. They give me many creams but didn't worked for me. Plz guide me?
Hi my wife is 25 years old. She has normal/combination skin type. Does she need to use eye cream/serum/toner for the daily skincare routine?
I have dark circles around my eyes I use cosmetics to cover it but I want a sort of cream that could lighten the area? What do you recommend? Thanks
Triphasic white: By nuskin. Excellent product and if you need access to purchase from them you can use my number us9184543. ...Read more
What's the best solution for dark circles. I have them around the whole eye not only from below. What r the best creams ever that work best.? Advise please
Hydrate: Eat a well balanced meal, drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated, get plenty of sleep about 7-8 hours a day, use sunscreen and use sunglasses when you go outside. You can use a cold compress or a bag of frozen peas or something to put on your eyes to constrict the blood vessels that can cause under eye darkness. You can try an eye cream which contains caffeine in it. Otherwise surgery or makeup. ...Read more
Maybe: If this is not infectious, heredity or allergy then somr type may help. This is big new area of the cosmetic industry. It is based on shrinking swelling in the tissue chemically but it is not forever. ...Read more
Expensive, ? value: This is a very expensive eye emollient with no clinical trials for effectiveness. It will soften and moisturize the skin of the eyelids and will diminish darkness as the surface smooths out. But many far less expensive products do the same thing. Best to visit a pharmacy or beauty product store and sample several products. Run your own research by trying one on the left and other on the right. ...Read more