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how to get rid of black circles under eyes naturally?

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Dr. Victor Bello
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark Circles: These circles, also called chloasma is a discoloration or pigment concentration usually under the lower lid, but be anywhere on the face, can be caused by simple familial resemblance. In the acquired types, birth control pill, hormone therapy, sun exposure are among the most common. I ophthalmology it is seen in pts receiving glaucoma drops called prostaglandin analogs (xalatan, lumigan, travatan).
Answered on Jun 11, 2015
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Genes: Its the thinness of the lid skin. No treatment except maybe injectables.
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