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Dr. PG, Ophthalmologist
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I have developed eye bags from nowhere under my right eye is

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I have developed eye bags from nowhere under my right eye is a fairly large bag making me look lots older I am 55 I have been on tamoxifen for 4years and am due to stop taking this drug next Febuaray2012 I am now thinking of having eye surgery. This eye bag also go's up and down so not sure what to do next.

Any help would be usefull!

Norma Baldock
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. PG replied 5 years ago.

Dr. PG : Hi
Dr. PG : welcome to just answer
Dr. PG : There are various causes of bags under eyes
Dr. PG : Mostly as age advances there can be formation of bag under the eyes due to thinning of skin under eyes and loss of muscle tone and elasticity
Dr. PG : The other causes can be Hereditary, lack of sleep, dehydration, allergies, excessive alcohol, Eating food rich in saltbor sodium, dehydration etc.
Dr. PG : There is no specific treatment for bag under eyes
Dr. PG : The recommendations are mostly increasing water intake, cutting down on salt intake, getting good sleep, taking vitamin E and a good anti-oxidant supplement etc
Dr. PG : Regards