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How Do I Get Rid Of The Bags Under My Eyes?

By:   |   Jul 08, 2018   |   Views: 55   |   Comments: 0

Facial beauty is important to most people, although some of us may not want to admit this fact. This explains why people pay for facials that promise to rejuvenate the skin. The fact is, as we age, it's normal to get mild swelling and puffiness under the eyes. Bags under the eyes are more of a cosmetic concern rather than a sign of an underlying medical problem.

There are several factors which can cause swelling under the eyes.  These factors include: not getting adequate sleep, allergies, aging, hormone changes and hereditary traits. Bags under the eyes are more commonly seen with aging. The reason is because aging causes a weakening of the muscles and tissues around the eyelids. Fat can also build up in the lower eyelids, which can cause a puffy appearance.

Those who try to maintain a healthy facial complexion may try home remedies such as skin creams, cold compresses and natural oils. These are just some examples of common treatments for bags under the eyes. There are also medical therapies, which specialize in facial rejuvenation. These treatments include laser resurfacing, chemical peels and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).

There are also measures you can take to reduce the chances of getting bags under the eyes. For instance, make sure you get enough sleep. Generally, 6-8 hours of sleep is adequate for adults. Using a cool compress around the eyes can help reduce puffiness under the eyelids. When sleeping, the head should be slightly elevated to prevent fluid from accumulating around the eyes. Lastly, limit your activities which may predispose you to allergies. Speak to your physician for more specific allergy prevention information.

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