Hi, I Have These Dark Circles Around My Eyes. What Can I Use To

Question

Hi, I have these dark circles around my eyes.
What can I use to get rid of them?
Also, I have light freckles under my eye area and this also contributes to the circles. So you can’t really tell if it
is freckles or circles. What can I use to get rid of this?

Submitted by Adele Desai on 6 August 2012

Answer

Dark Circles, a pet-hate of many of my patients! I’m sorry to hear you’re having this issue! There are actually a number of options. I would definitely say that your options depend on what is causing your problem. If it is poor drainage and swelling, then you want to consider a good eye product containing ingredients that will increase circulation and drainage from your eyes (Skin Medica’s eye products are great for this). You may also want to consider some Carboxy Therapy for this. If you are losing volume around your eyes and they appear tired and dark because they are “sinking in”, then you definitely want to consider dermal filler. If it is pigmentation, then we are tackling a whole different ball game! We’re going to have to have a look at the type of pigmentation, the severity of it, and prescribe a treatment plan based on our findings.

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