Bags under eyes, also known as blepharochalasis refers to the stretching, swelling, and sagging of lower eyelid, which results to pocket like appearance, of your lower eyelid, hence the name. They come with aging and many other causes. Although many people often confused bags under eyes with puffiness, the truth is that the two conditions are closely related. However, under eye bags affect the lower eyelid while eye puffiness affects the orbit around the eye (both upper and lower eyelid).
Symptoms: Causes of Puffy Eyes â Smoking â¢ Mild swelling as in the case of puffy eyes â¢ Loose or saggy skin under eyes â¢ Dark circles under eyes
Prevalence of ocular morbidities was found to be 27.65 %. Refractive errors and Vitamin A deficiency were the most common ocular disorders. The prevalence of ocular morbidity showed significant association with socio-economic status (Ï2=29.8, p<0.001), education and occupation of parents, while no significant association was found between ocular morbidity and sex of the school children (Ï2=0.162, p=0.687), family type (Ï2=2.41, p=0.121), and religion (Ï2=6.77, p=0.08) of the school children. Nutritional status of children was significantly associated with the occurrence of ocular morbidity. High prevalence of ocular morbidity among school children in rural area was observed. Periodic screening of school children is very essential to improve the quality of eye-sight.