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How Can I Get Rid Of Dark Circles Under My Eyes?

How can I get rid of dark circles under my eyes? I work on a night shift and my dark circles are getting worst everyday. I wanted to seek proffesional advice before trying any treatment.

Mikaela  -  Oct. 27

Effective treatment of dark circles under the eyes can either be non-surgical or surgical. The surgical treatment removes the fat through a small incision either in the skin or on the inside of the lid. The non-surgical method is desiged to inject and fill the dark depression under the fat pad with a filler, such as Restylane, Sculptra, or another indicated filler. With this depression filled, there is no shadow from the fat pad. Chemical peels are also effective at lightening excess melanin in the tissue. Peels remove the top layer from the skin.

Dark circles make a person look older, stressed, and tired (no matter how you feel). The most common causes in my experience is what we call “shadowing.” Most light comes from above, so any protuberance above the “dark circle” will cause a shadow and thus the complaint of dark circles. Most often the offending protuberances causing the shadow are “bags” under the eyes. To treat dark circles, your plastic surgeon will evaluate and discuss all the various causes and treat it accordingly.

maebelMD  -  Oct. 27

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