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Doctor insights on: Preparation H For Under Eye Circles

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Does preparation h hemmorhoid cream help with under-eye dark circles?

Does preparation h hemmorhoid cream help with under-eye dark circles?

No : Should never use on or near eye non eye care products , so answer is no, . ...Read more

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I saw on t.V..A recommendation to use preparation h around the eyes to avoid wrinkles and bags in the eye area dose that work?

I saw on t.V..A recommendation to use preparation h around the eyes to avoid wrinkles and bags in the eye area dose that work?

FDA won't like that: If people on a talk show were chatting about what they have tried (on their own) for cosmetic reasons, that is up to them and the networks. However, if a prescription or otc product is being promoted for "off-label" use for something for which it is not approved/tested, that is a concern for all. Consumers should be cautious and ask doctors what is safe and effective before following such "advice". ...Read more

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How can I distinguish whether I have dark under eye circles or hyperpigmented skin under my eyes? 

How can I distinguish whether I have dark under eye circles or hyperpigmented skin under my eyes? 

Watch for changes: "dark circles under eyes" just means the coloring of the lower eyelids and skin below the lower lids is darker than other parts of the face. Dark circles can be from increased pigment in the skin, more blood in the skin, thinner skin so the blood in the skin shows up more easily, and any combination of the three. The coloring that changes from hour to hour, or day to day, is probably not pigment. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for dark under eye circles? Best product to use?

What is the best thing for dark under eye circles? Best product to use?

Many products, 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 more

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Please help! I have reallly dark under-eye circles! please help!?

Please help! I have reallly dark under-eye circles! please help!?

Allergies?: These are called allergic shiners and are part of allergy symptoms. Swelling of the veins like a hemorrhoid under the eyes is causing the dark circles. If having allergy symptoms use OTC antihistamine. Can try prep H under the eye to help reduce swelling. Get plenty of rest. See doctor if not getting better. ...Read more

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Why do I have under eye circles?

Why do I have under eye circles?

Might be abnormal: Sometimes this is hereditary familial or eth, nic. Medical causes include sinus problems, allergies, tooth problems, medicine reactions orbital inflammation. You should see your primary doctor first for workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the biggest cause of dark under eye circles? How can I remove them?

What is the biggest cause of dark under eye circles? How can I remove them?

Dark under eyes : Circles, or shiners, most commonly are due to congestion in the nasal cavity and sinuses, engorged blood vessels overlap and give the dark hue, or may be just darkened skin, please make sure first that you don't have nose or sinus disease before embarking on treating the skin in that area ...Read more

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How can I fill out under-eye circles?

How can I fill out under-eye circles?

Tear trough deform: Try HA fillers like Restylane Silk or Belotero-Balance. ...Read more

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I need help with dark under eye circles?

I need help with dark under eye circles?

Filler or surgery: Filler or eyelid surgery can improve dark circles under the eyes. ...Read more