Sunken Eyes

Sunken eyes occur when delicate skin under the eyes becomes dark and hollow. The common causes are dehydration, aging, inadequate sleep, vitamin deficiency, weight loss, genetics, smoking, and allergies. Sinus infection, thyroid disorders, and some types of cancer can also cause sunken eyes. Sunken eyes are managed naturally by taking adequate sleep, staying hydrated, eating a well-balanced diet, and using retinol-based eye cream to revitalize eyes.

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How to improve collagen under the eyes in case of sunken eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old girl. I have hollow eyes. How can I increase collagen under my eyes?  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hollow eyes can be treated by a skin specialist. Dermal fillers are a good method to increase the fat content around the eyes. Though it is expensive, their effect remains for about eight to 12 months. You can consult a dermatologist online to know in detail about derm...  Read Full »

Can weak eyesight cause sunken eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old. My eyesight is getting weak and I got sunken eyes. Does weak eyesight having a connection with sunken eyes?  Read Full »


Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The appearance of sunken eyes could be a relative thing depending on various factors like lack of normal sleep patterns, hydration if you are not consuming enough water, recent weight loss, anemia and vitamin and mineral deficiencies like vitamin C, K or iron, eati...  Read Full »

How to cure sunken eyes?

Query: Helo doctor, The area under my eyes has sunken over a period of time. It has caused a  dark circle to appear below my eyes. I read about 'enophthalmos', a possible cause of this. Is there any treatment available for it? Where should I start?  Read Full »


Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your eyes do not seem to be sunken. Do you use spectacles? Persons using spectacles may sometimes feel that their eyes are sunken. If you are still in doubt, you can consult an ophthalmolo...  Read Full »

Are sunken eyes reversible?

Query: Hello doctor, I delivered my baby three years back. After a year, I started suffering from sunken eyes due to lack of sleep, high stress and improper nutrition. For the last six months, I am taking good care of myself and my eyes have slightly improved. I want to know if sunken eyes are reversible. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have explained your problem well. The sunken eyes are definitely reversible, especially when you have started taking good care of yourself. Ask someone who has not met you for a while to compare old picture and now to tell you how much difference is there in your eyes...  Read Full »

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