What Causes Puffy Eyes?

November 25, 2013

Crying: Crying usually causes puffy eyes due to fluid retention in the tiny glands of the eyelid.puffy eye Causes

Cold, flu, sinus infection: Similarly, having a cold can cause retention of fluid making the eyes look puffy.

Lack of sleep and tiredness: Not getting enough sleep and staying in front of the computer for long hours causes tiredness, which leads to eye strain and therefore make them puff up.

Genes: Puffy eyes as well as dark under eye circles are also determined by your genes.

Diet: An iodine enriched diet that includes a lot of salt will cause your body to retain water and thus make your eyes look puffy.

Age: As we grow older, the thin skin around the eyes begins to lose elasticity and clumps together making it look puffy.

Imagine waking up with puffy eyes on your wedding day or on the day of an important meeting. Luckily, there are a few simple home remedies that can help you get rid of puffy eyes.

Quick Remedies:
-Splash cold water on your eyes
-Drink plenty of water
-Wrap ice cubes in a cloth and dab them gently over your eyes
-Get enough sleep
-Get an eye massage
-Try eye soothing creams with aloe or Vitamin E
-Eye exercises
-Limit sodium intake

Long Term Remedies:

The Easy Eye Solutions products have helped thousands of people worldwide treat their under eye issues.  They are not just a quick fix but produce a long term solution to under eye puffiness and dark circles.

In exceptional cases, puffy eyes may be accompanied by other symptoms, which could be a sign of another condition and may have to be examined by an eye specialist. Watch out for the following signs:
-Only one eye is puffed up
-Severe itching, pain or redness
-Prolonged period of puffiness