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What can cause puffiness around eyes?

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Dr. David F. Jaffe
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fluid, gravity

Skin around eyelids is very thin - in some places only 4 cell layers thick.
Thus, even a small amount of swelling can look prominent. Any irritation may cause such swelling. Further, as we age, the collagen and elastic tissue which provide support also age and lose some of their ability to counter the effect of gravity. Some vitamin c topical products may help strengthen collagen in this area.

In brief: Fluid, gravity

Skin around eyelids is very thin - in some places only 4 cell layers thick.
Thus, even a small amount of swelling can look prominent. Any irritation may cause such swelling. Further, as we age, the collagen and elastic tissue which provide support also age and lose some of their ability to counter the effect of gravity. Some vitamin c topical products may help strengthen collagen in this area.
Dr. David F. Jaffe
Dr. David F. Jaffe
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Too vague

Can be any inflammatory/infectious condition, too little sleep, bad genes, .

In brief: Too vague

Can be any inflammatory/infectious condition, too little sleep, bad genes, .
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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