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Dark circles around the eyes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   I am having dark circles around my eyes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Could you plz tell what should i do for that
User :   I eat lot of fruits and salads
Doctor :   There are many causes for dark circles
Doctor :   How long yoiu have these
User :   for the past 5 yrs
User :   minimum i sleep 6 hrs in a day
User :   i drink lots of water
User :   even then its not disappearing
User :   I tried one cream from oriflame
User :   but its not at all effective
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is yoiur age, Occupation and marital status
User :   25,software engineer,single
Doctor :   How long do yu work at computer per day
User :   6 to 7 hrs
User :   but tats my job
User :   so i can't help it
Doctor :   who prescribed oriflame
User :   no one
User :   i heard it from smone and thought of giving it a try
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does it run in your family
User :   yeah my dad is having it
User :   but earlier i never use to hv it
Doctor :   Do you have any allergies? tension headache
User :   mmm not really
User :   i m not allergic to any thing
User :   but smtimes i get headache
User :   but its not very often
Doctor :   The most common causes are allegic rhinitis, stress, tension headache, eye problems and family history
User :   So wat shd i do abt it?
Doctor :   The reason is that the blood vessels near the eye are enlarged to form the black color near the eye
Doctor :   The best thing is to put an ice cube every half an hour near each eye while yoiu work at comp or TV
User :   so do i have to live with it for my entire life?
Doctor :   They will decrease the discoloration
User :   but in office its not possible
User :   i can do it on weekends
User :   will tat help?
Doctor :   It helps
Doctor :   You can try some alternative therapies
User :   like?
Doctor :   Another thing is at this age and with the eye strain you have to sleep for 8 hours a day
Doctor :   Use the natural face packs and not bleach
Doctor :   Do not rub the eyes
Doctor :   Keep herbal tea bags, drink fruit juices, keep wet clean cloth on eye at sleep and at Desk at work
Doctor :   Try with an ayurvedic clinician for any good cosmetic therapies
Doctor :   Like applying rose water etc
User :   cud u plz suggest me few names of good face pack?
Doctor :   I am not sure of them
User :   ok
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   thanks for consulting bye
User :   Thanks a lot doctor
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