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Why do you get black skin under your eyes when tired?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Dilated veins

Prominent vessels with thin skin.

In brief: Dilated veins

Prominent vessels with thin skin.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Blood pooling

The eyelid skin is the thinnest on the body.
Sometimes, the venous or bluish blood in the veins will accumulate just under this skin leading to the black rings around the eyes.

In brief: Blood pooling

The eyelid skin is the thinnest on the body.
Sometimes, the venous or bluish blood in the veins will accumulate just under this skin leading to the black rings around the eyes.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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