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Sunken Area Under The Eyes
Plastic surgery: There are plastic surgery treatments, including dermal fillers, that are used to improve the appearance in such a condition. Consult an oculoplastic surgeon or plastic surgeon for exam and discussion of options. ...Read more
Talk to your doc: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
How much does under and upper eyelid fillers cost? I wanna get rid of my under eye bags and sunken in upper eyelid
Lid fix: You must consult a physician who deals with this type of problem, to find the proper treatment for your problem. There probably are some options. Then costs can be discussed. ...Read more
Under eye dark circles are black like someone punched me. Thesockets of my eye are sunken I can see veins tried all dreams but no use, surgery cost?
Can a fat transfer make my face look younger? I have bags under my eyes and sunken cheekbones, not to mention the wrinkles around my eyes, nose, and mouth. Can I get a fat transfer to fill in some areas and smooth out my face without getting a facelift?
Fat is great:
A youthful face is typically a fuller face, and fat injections are a great way to restore that look. However, fat does not necessarily replace surgical repositioning of tissue through lower eyelid surgery or facelift surgery.
http://www. Dassmd. Com/facelift/facelift-in-los-angeles. Html. ...Read more
Sunken: Generally no...Unless you would consider plastic surgery. ...Read more
Yes: With rehydration this reverses.Get a more detailed answer ›
Entropion: Yes because the eyelashes will irritate the conjunctiva and especially the cornea. ...Read more
No: Not at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
Until you no longer:
Have a sleep deficit, if that's the problem. Most of us need 7-8 hrs of sleep/night. If ur overscheduled & feeling unrested when u awaken, ur not getting enough.
Always a good idea to also check w/ ur provider to make sure u don't have any vitamin/mineral deficiencies ur not aware of. Search "sleep hygiene" on the internet for good sleep habits.
Sweet dreams! ...Read more
No effect: The wearing of eyeglasses will have no effect on the eye position either outward or inward. ...Read more
Its like I've suddenly developed sunken eyes. I am 26. I'm wondering could I have allergies since it seemed to start in spring but how can I know this?
Dehydration: Since the body is 80% water, dehydration can lead to shrinkage of all the major tissues, including around the eye. When one is dehydrated, the eye appears sunken because the surrounding tissues are shriveling up. Try to drink 5-8 glasses of water per day, if you are of normal weight and are in good health. ...Read more
Depends on cause: The appearance of "sunken eyes" may develop for a few reasons. As we age, the skin of the lower lids tends to thin, revealing the darker muscle beneath and giving the lower lid a darker appearance. Also, we lose volume in our lower lid and cheeks, creating a "sunken" effect in the lower lid. Treatment is aimed at restoring this volume and the cheek to lid relationship. ...Read more
May be an illusion: Wearing glasses will not physically change the eyes, it just optically corrects the focusing of the image so that it is clear to the eye. Wearing nearsighted glasses (myopia) can give the illusion that the eyes appear to be smaller and possibly sunken back, while farsighted glasses (like reading glasses) make the eyes look larger. This is a magnification effect based on the power of the lens. ...Read more
Cannotcannot: This does not happen. Please see eye doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I have lost weight unintentionally (10 pounds)and my face is sunken and hollow I look very gaunt as well My eyes are sunken.?
Sounds worrusome: See your doctor right awayGet a more detailed answer ›
25 year old, female. I had spring catarrh as a child. I still have red and ichy eyes in summers. Moreover my eyes appear sunken. Please help.
I was recently diagnosed with hyperthtoidism and am wondering if a single sunken eye is normal? It started a few years ago also, can it be reversed?
Side effect: It's a great question. Prostaglandin associated periorbitopathy is the term applied to this side effect, a definite downside with the use of this class of antiglaucoma medications. Why it occurs, the following link will give you the believed mechanism: http://glaucomatoday. Com/2011/06/prostaglandin-associated-periorbitopathy. ...Read more
Infection or sinus: Swelling under the eye is usually from an infection of the eyelids (tenderness and redness also), an allergy type problem of the eye or skin (usually itching also), orbital inflammation (pain especially with eye movement), or sinus disease. Sleeping with the head elevated and ice may help reduce the swelling. If it persists, you may need an exam to diagnosis the underlying problem. ...Read more
One sunken in eye with dark bag under it, easier to move than other eye as it feels like there is more room. Cause?
Was there an injury?: A "sunken eye" would typically be caused by an injury that resulted in the orbital bones being broken. Was there an old injury of some sort? Car accident? If so, did you have a full medical evaluation afterwards? Any broken facial bones? If there was no previous injury, and really, even if you know the cause, you need to be checked out by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Can a fat transfer eliminate sagging around the eyes? My eyes are saggy and sunken. Is fat transfer a good option for me, or do I need an eye lift? .
Possibly: If you have saggy eyes with fat pads then fat transfer is a great option. Ask your facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Is there a way to transfer something more permanent to fix sunken eyes, such as muscle tissue or cartilage? Fat sounded best but lasts only a few yrs?
Plastic: Surgical implants made of various substances, are available for su cuticular placement ...Read more
Is there a way for surgeons to vascularize the fat transferred to lower eyes? I heard it lasts much longer if neovascularization occurs. I have sunken eyes so this would be of great interest to me.
Fillers: Fillers may be a good option for you. ...Read more
General health: This is a very generic question. Usually this is an indicator of general health status in that, things like fatigue and poor health, can give you these appearances. You may want to have a good physical exam as a starter. Ask you famiy doctor if he has any ideas after the exam and lab work. Some types of eye drops for glaucoma can cause this in addition to Latisse (bimatoprost) used to make eyelashes grow. ...Read more
Deep set orbit: Nothing is medically wrong. Some people have anatomically deep set eyes. Also as we age, we can have fat atrophy around the eyes that causes the eyes to appear sunken in. ...Read more
I have dark circle around my eyes and recently I've noticed that my eyes havr sunken in. What should I do?
See a dermatologist: This is most probably just aging but it could be a sign of thyroid disease. ...Read more
I have a left eye that is way shorter than the right eye, and also the eye looks sunken in while the right eye sticks out. I need help?
Please see a doctor: You must be examined by a doctor, preferably an ophthalmologist (eye specialist). ...Read more
My cheeks and eyes have sunken, although I am of 74 kg and having a BMI of 22.5.What could be the reason and possible non medical remedies.
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