A 45-year-old female asked:
is palomar laser skin rejuvenation an effective way to reduce dark circles caused by leaky under-eye veins? can it cause damage to that area?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Anya Kishinevsky answered
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dark circles: Lasers and chemical peels reduce dark circles of the lower eyelid by causing thermal injury to the skin, forcing the skin to heal tighter and with a lighter color. These treatments reduce fine lines. However, lasers are risky to use around the eye, although they can be used safely for the rest of the face. I use chemical peels to tighten the skin of the lower eyelid to avoid damage to the eye.
Answered on May 1, 2014
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