Baggy eyes refers to mild swelling or puffiness under the eyes. It is a common ageing problem where the normal fat, which supports the eyes, moves into the lower eyelids causing it to appear puffy. Fluid accumulation in those areas can also cause puffiness.

1. What causes baggy eyes?

The major causes of baggy eyes are as follows:

  • Ageing
  • Consuming excess salt
  • Lack of sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Smoking
  • Allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Hereditary

2. How to prevent baggy eyes?

Follow these suggestions to prevent baggy eyes:

  • Sleep six to eight hours a day
  • Reduce consumption of alcohol or smoking
  • Drink at least eight glasses of water a day
  • Reduce intake of salt
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Avoid junk food
  • Increase intake of Vitamin E and Vitamin K
  • Do not rub your eyes frequently
  • Do not sleep on your abdomen

3. What treatments are available for baggy eyes?

Derma-Care offers the following treatments for baggy eyes:

  • Radiofrequency massage under the eyes – Helps in improving the lymphatic flow and reduces the fat.
  • Hyaluronic acid injection in the sunken area – Improves the appearance of baggy eyes.