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    Red skin under eyes
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    seattlemist posted:
    Hi, I am a 50 year old female. I have been getting red dry skin under my eyes after sun exposure, even though I wear sunscreen. Does anyone know what this could be?
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hi seattlemist,

    Have you spoken with your doctor or a dermatologist about your symptoms? A medical professional is the only person who can properly diagnose why the skin under your eyes is getting red and dry. There are a number of things that can give your skin a dry and red appearance. You might read this information on rosacea to see if the symptoms listed match any of yours -- many people develop a persistent redness that looks like a sunburn or blush, and it can cause your skin to have a dry appearance. Sun exposure is also listed as a possible trigger for rosacea symptoms.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


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