What do eye bags indicate? Bags under eyes are caused when the tissue structures and muscles supporting your eyelids weaken. The skin may start to sag, and fat that’s usually around the eye can move into the area below your eyes. Also, the space below your eyes can gather fluid, making the area look puffy or swollen.
Are eye bags a sign of illness? Typically, under-eye bags are nothing to be concerned about, but they can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. They can also be signs of some unhealthy habits that you should consider changing. See your doctor if you have swelling that’s severe, painful, itchy or won’t go away.
Are eye bags a sign of stress? When you’re stressed, blood is provided to other parts of your body, barring the face, which makes it look very pale. This causes the blood vessels underneath your eye to be more apparent, eventually giving birth to dark circles.
Can eye bags go away? In most cases, a lower eyelid lift gets rid of under-eye bags for life — it’s rare for people to need future touch-ups. However, says Desai, sometimes patients require multiple therapies to treat under-eye bags, such as combining laser resurfacing with filler or an eyelid lift.