Bags Under Eyes

Bags Under Eyes

It is defining as the swelling and puffiness under the eyes. It is mostly common in aged women. Normally with aging tissues which is present under or around the eyes may weaken and lose the fat content which provide the support to the muscles of eyes. Fluid accumulation also increase the swelling below the eyes.


Signs and symptoms include:Bags under eyes

  • Dark circle below the eyes
  • Loose skin
  • Mild swelling


As with aging process muscles and tissues which support the eyelids may weaken and start to sag. Many factors may increase the risk to develop bags under eyes include allergies, smoking, lack of sleep and heredity.


Treatment option for bags under eyes include:

Therapies. They include the fillers, laser resurfacing and chemical peels to reduce the appearance of puffiness under the eyes.

Medications. Allergy medication sometime reduce the swelling if it occurs due to any allergic cause.

Eyelid surgery. Surgery of eyelid is called blepharoplasty; surgical process includes the excision of extra fat to reduce the puffiness.

Lifestyle and home remedies

  • Avoid smoking
  • Take proper sleep
  • Reduce salt intake
  • Reduce fluid intake before bedtime
  • Use cosmetics to hide dark circle
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