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Why do toddlers get dark puffy circles under their eyes?

Why do toddlers get dark puffy circles under their eyes?

Venous congestion.: Toddlers and older children manifest this sign of dark puffy circles under the eyes as a consequence of venous congestion--typically triggered by allergies or by sinus infections. Also known as "allergic shiners", this collection of blood vessels becomes congested with blood backed up because the swelling of the nasal passages blocks the normal progression of blood through the nasal/eyelid area. ...Read more

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Are dark circles under your eyes permanent?

Are dark circles under your eyes permanent?

No: No. They can be treated with cool compresses, allergy meds, makeup concealer, laser skin treatments, facial filler, and other therapies. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Yes.: Any chronic disease associated with fatigue and/or poor sleep can do this, as can lupus! ...Read more

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My under eyes are dark and my eyes are vety tired?

My under eyes are dark and my eyes are vety tired?

Allergies: Allergies and heredity can be the cause. The skin below the eye is very thin and in some the blood vessels are close to the surface giving the appearance of the dark circles under the eyes. Rest, cool soaks can help but cannot completely get rid of the problem. ...Read more

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What causes dark circles under the eyes?

Thin skin: The skin of the lower eyelids is the thinnest skin of the body and the dark circles are just seeing your own capillary blood supply through the skin. They frequently are a familial trait. There is no known effective treatment. ...Read more

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Dark circle under my eyes?

Dark circle under my eyes?

Many causes: There are many causes for dark circles under the eyes ranging from allergies to anemia. To read a short blog i wrote, go to: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2014/01/do-you-have-dark-circles-under-your-eyes-think-allergies/. ...Read more

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What causes dark circles around the eyes?

What causes dark circles around the eyes?

Dark Circles: Allergies are the most common cause of this - sinusitis can also cause dark circles. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes discolored and have dark circles?

Why are my eyes discolored and have dark circles?

See your Eye MD: Discoloration of the eyes can represent chronic dry eye, chronic inflammation, family characteristic, etc., etc. Dark circles under the eyes are not related and usually just occur because the skin of the eyelids is so thin that you can see your circulation through the thin skin. For both problems you should see your eye md asap. ...Read more

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I sleep enough, still have very dark circles under my eyes. Very thin skin under eyes. even veins are visible. Reason? How to remove dark circles?

I sleep enough, still have very dark circles under my eyes. Very thin skin under eyes. even veins are visible. Reason? How to remove dark circles?

Thin skin : The skin under the eyes is among the thinnest on the body. If your vessels are very close to the surface of the skin, it could contribute to the dark colorization in that area. ...Read more

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What can cause dark circles under my eyes?

What can cause 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. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: 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 can help ...Read more

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Does taking lumigan eye drops cause dark circles under eyes?

Does taking lumigan eye drops cause dark circles under eyes?

Lumigan: No, Lumigan can actually make dark circles under eyes worse. Lumigan can cause pigmentation of the skin and atrophy of the fat around the eye (which can make dark circles more prominent). ...Read more

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What causes the dark circles under my eyes?

Common problem: The skin is thin in that area and if there is extra weight on your body or gravity has been especially hard on you, the skin can thin out a little and the veins underneath can given an appearance of darkness. Heredity plays a role as well. If these are prominent, especially with under eye bags, then an oculoplastic surgeon should be consulted for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Why do we have dark circles under our eyes?

Several reasons.: The most common reason is due to fat prolapse from our lower lids. However lack of sleep can give this appearance. ...Read more

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Dark wrinkley puffy itchy skin under eyes..What do I do?

Dark wrinkley puffy itchy skin under eyes..What do I do?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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Does poor eyesight cause puffy eyes/dark circles?

Does poor eyesight cause puffy eyes/dark circles?

No: Puffy lower eye lids are caused by many causes including, not enough rest, genetics, medical conditions or drug side affects. Your level of eye sight should not affect this. ...Read more

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Dark rings around my eyes?

Dark rings around my eyes?

Sleep: Are you getting enough sleep? Should get at least 7-8 hrs every night. ...Read more

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Eye fatigue/strain under cheap florescent lighting - my eyes get tired and heavy?

Eye fatigue/strain under cheap florescent lighting - my eyes get tired and heavy?

Lighgting: This may or may not be related to the lighting. A medical eye examination can reveal if there are problems of concern. ...Read more

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Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Probably not: This is most likely a deposit of lipid term 'corneal arcus'. It is benign and will not affect the vision. If the eye is red, painful, or the vision is changing rapidly, - there are some pathologic changes that can occur in this part of the cornea which will appear like a blue ring. These are rare but will need an ophthalmologist to look at them. ...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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