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How To Get Rid Of Hereditary Dark Circles Under Eyes
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). ...Read more
Make up counter: I wish I could tell you something medically that actually works, but I have not found anything that really does the job. There are lots of snake oils that reps want me to sell in my office but I have not seen that they work. I would look up inglot cosmetics and make a pallet of colors and see a make up artist because it will be the best bang for your buck. ...Read more
Dark circles in eyes: There are many causes for circles under eyes to occur: racial, occupational sun exposure, certain glaucoma medications, fatigue, insomnia and the list goes on. Some circles will subside if the cause is a temporary one and is removed. In some cases a lower blepharoplasty (lid tuck), will improve the appearance as the prominent orbital fat is also removed. Cosmetic creams work not as they claim. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dark circles in eyes: There are many causes for circles under eyes to occur: racial, occupational sun exposure, certain glaucoma medications, fatigue, insomnia and the list goes on. Some circles will subside if the cause is a temporary one and is removed. In some cases a lower blepharoplasty (lid tuck), will improve the appearance as the prominent orbital fat is also removed. Cosmetic creams work not as they claim. ...Read more
No: Abrasion of eyelids is impossible. If it were possible it would make the color worse. ...Read more
Natural way to get rid of dark circles under eyes my eyes aren't puffy just have dark circles I sleep like 9-10 hours everyday why have I still got it?
Several Ways: Most often, if it not sleep deprivation, the dark circles under the eyes are due to nasal stuffiness caused by allergies. The best way to handle this is to see your doctor and have them help you figure out a treatment plan. There is also a good product from Sephora called erase paste that helps also. ...Read more
Treat allergies: Dark circles under the eyes could represent dilated blood vessels from allergy congestion. If you have runny/itchy eyes&nose with sneezing, then you definitely have allergies and would respond to zyrtec/claritin/allegra. This should help not only with you allergies, but also decrease those allergic "shiners.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Home remedies: I do not know of any home remedies for these problems. You can try a good skin cleanser and benzoyl peroxide for the acne and get a nasal steroid for the dark circles under the eyes. The dark circles are the result of allergies the inflammation in the nose causes a back up of the venous drainage in the nose. This backup causes the dark circles in the eyes. (go bucks). Good luck. ...Read more
You may want to consider cosmetic blepharoplasty to tighten the lid skin and reduce the amount of discoloration.
Actually, there are very few long lasting treatments for this condition and if cosmetic cover up does not satisfy you, then consider a cosmetic plastic surgeon or oculoplastic surgeon for blepharoplasty considerations. ...Read more
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