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Doctor insights on: What Do Dark Circles Under The Eyes Mean

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Do the dark circles under my child's eyes mean he has allergies?

Do the dark circles under my child's eyes mean he has allergies?

Yes: (possibly). Dark circles under the eyes are sometimes called "allergic shiners." they occasionally indicate the presence of allergies, but sometimes are simply seen in children with fair complexions even in the absence of allergy. ...Read more

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I've had dark circles under my eyes for my life I think. But when I pinch the skin lightly, the pinched part looks lighter, normal even. Does that mean it's likely due to blood pooling under eyes?

I've had dark circles under my eyes for my life I think. But when I pinch the skin lightly, the pinched part looks lighter, normal even. Does that mean it's likely due to blood pooling under eyes?

Probably: If your skin gets lighter in tone when you put pressure on it that implies that some of that hue came from underlying blood. You couldn't push melanin containing cells out by applying some pressure to the skin. ...Read more

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Y do cancer patients have dark circles under their eyes? My 3year old jst recently developed them? Does that mean she could have cancer? Other causes

Y do cancer patients have dark circles under their eyes? My 3year old jst recently developed them? Does that mean she could have cancer? Other causes

Dark circles: Can be familial or caused by lack of sleep, allergies or sinus congestion. It would be very uncommon for dark circles to be a presenting sign of cancer in a child. ...Read more

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Best dark circles under the eyes solution for kids?

Best dark circles under the eyes solution for kids?

Kids&dark eyeCircles: Dark circles under the eyes could be from alck of sleep or even hayt fever. You should se the pediatrican if you think your child has allergies. Good sleep is important for even toddelrs, so make sure the child sleeps atlest 10-12 hours in a 24 hour period and atleast 10 hours in the night. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

How can I get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Cosmetics: Covermark cosmetics makes product for such purposes. You might consider cosmetic blepharoplasty by your local Oculoplastic surgeon ...Read more

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What would help get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

What would help get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Depends on cause: Sometimes this caused by lack of sleep, some by allergies - a thorough evaluation and history is necessary. Try getting more rest - increasing hydration and maybe over the counter allergy medicine such as Claritin (loratadine) if no contraindications (talk with your pharmacist). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dark circles under the eyes?

What is the best treatment for dark circles under the 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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