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What Causes Black Rings Around The Eyes
I've been dizzy on and off. tonight I had black spots Infront of my eyes, ears ringing and profusely sweating while standing. What can cause this?
Sounds vasovagal: Which means sounds like your blood pressure suddenly bottomed out when you stood up. Did you feel immediately better upon lying down on your back? Did you get a headache as well? Causes of vasovagal attacks could be dehydration, low blood sugar, low thyroid function, low adrenal function, dysautonomia (probably less likely in your case), heavy periods, medication side effects. Check with doctor ...Read more
Allergies : Allergies cause red eyes and skin. Cold compress can relieve the swelling and redness. Cetaphil or eucerin cream can help with dry skin around the eyes. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) or cetrizine (zyrtec) should be taken to stop the overall allergy. Over the counter eyedrops help relieve eye itching: zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for this. ...Read more
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I have these blue rings around my eyes and they've been there for a long time, what is it from? what causes it? and will it ever go away?
?corneal arcus: If you are referring to the "blue ring" around the peripheral cornea, this is called corneal arcus--represents cholesterol deposition from the limbal blood vessels that normally appears in people over 40. More often visible in brown colored irises due to darker background. If you are younger than 40 and are noticing arcus, an examination by an Eye MD to verify & check lipid profile important. ...Read more
Corneal arcus: This is a deposit of lipid from your circulation which frequently will accumulate actually in an arc or ring at the edge of the cornea (the clear window at the front of the eye). It is more obvious in those with brown eyes. It is benign, will cause no change in the vision or health of the eye. ...Read more
Contacts bugged eyes earlier, caused red ring around iris, took contacts out now eyes feel fuzzy for past hours. No headache or pain just fuzzy.
Why do I have black rings under my eyes. Sometimes it's not noticeable some times is could this be lack of iron or calcium?
Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to eradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. These are not associated with lack of calcium or iron. ...Read more
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