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What is this puffiness under one eye

For the past three years or so, I have had a puff under my right eye. It seems rather purplish sometimes. I had Juvederm about 6 years ago, and an Erbium treatment that caused bleeding, blisters and swelling of my eyes. Could these be a factor? Consults with a local PS were inconclusive, I even had an MRI to rule out an orbital tumor. Any thoughts on this?

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Miami, FL
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  one eye lid puffy.
July 16, 2016 7:46 AM

If no tumor than excess fat in orbital areas. Surgical removal indicated after detailed in person examinations. (more)
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July 19, 2016 12:30 PM

Here is the photo again

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