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I get a good amount of sleep. Why do my eyes look tired?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
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In brief: They only look it

What we see as tired eyes are often "puffy" eyelids that have dark circles under them. This can be the way your eyelids naturally look, or they could slowly take on this appearance over time.
Excess eyelid skin, especially on the upper eyelids, can make the eyes appear more closed. There may be treatment options for this, so if it bothers you, consider meeting with an eye doctor to discuss it.

In brief: They only look it

What we see as tired eyes are often "puffy" eyelids that have dark circles under them. This can be the way your eyelids naturally look, or they could slowly take on this appearance over time.
Excess eyelid skin, especially on the upper eyelids, can make the eyes appear more closed. There may be treatment options for this, so if it bothers you, consider meeting with an eye doctor to discuss it.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology

In brief: Tired eyes

Eyes may look tired if they are dry or if you sleep in your contacts.
Allergies may also contribute. Try using some artificial tears, such as theratears, when you first wake up, then during the day every few hours. Take breaks when at the computer or when reading for long periods of time.

In brief: Tired eyes

Eyes may look tired if they are dry or if you sleep in your contacts.
Allergies may also contribute. Try using some artificial tears, such as theratears, when you first wake up, then during the day every few hours. Take breaks when at the computer or when reading for long periods of time.
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