Puffy eyes are a condition where the eyes begin swelling due to different factors. The skin around the eyes is very thin and is full of blood vessels which make it very sensitive. Usually puffy eyes will go away after a little bit of time or some treatments done at home.
Causes of Swelling Eyes
- Viral and bacterial infection , Allergic reactions ,Irritation from elements in the environment ,Surgery and trauma, especially when a sudden blow is felt by the eyes,Improper contact lens use ,Overuse of prescription and over the counter eye drops ,Cosmetics, Illness and disease
Treating for swelling under the eyes require careful application of medication,In the most severe cases, surgery may be required. This is performed by an expert ophthalmologist in hospitals.But if you want quick relief then try cold and warm compress placing the wet cloth on the closed eye will reduce pain .Cold compress will reduce itchiness and the swelling, while the hot compress will reduce the discomfort.