Dark Circle Reduction

Dark circles under the eyes is called Periorbital Melanosis. Dark circles under the lower eyelids are common in men and women. Often accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear older than you are. To make matters worse, they can be difficult to get rid of. Causes include family history of dark circles, exhaustion, lack of sleep, allergies, low Haemoglobin, eye rubbing or excessive sun exposure.

Treatments

Chemical peels

There are many suitable preparations of chemical peels that can reduce the darkness of your under-eye area. Glycolic acid trichloroacetic acid and lactic acid can be used in an appropriate quantity to treat infraorbital and periorbital dark circles. Please do not attempt to try any over the counter peels on your own as that can be very dangerous. The chemical peels can irritate the delicate eye area if not applied properly.

Laser surgery

Laser eye vein treatment is an advanced dark circle removal treatment that brighten up your under-eye area as it clears the hyperpigmentation and bulging by cauterizing broken spider veins. It reduces the darkness, puffiness and even helps with fine lines and wrinkles. Laser therapy works by reducing the fluid caused by broken capillaries.

Retinoids

It’s believed to be one of the most powerful ingredients to treat ageing related concerns including under eye dark circles. The regular use of retinols has proven to increase collagen production and skin thickness. You can get retinol in the form of creams and lotions. While these products are effective in treating your condition it may often cause irritation. Therefore, before choosing a retinol cream for dark circles you should consult a dermatologist.