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Dark Circles

Treatment for dark under eye circles in San Mateo CA

Dark circles under the eyes can make you look tired and sinister.  If you are tired from trying different skin care products and still have people asking you if you are feeling tired, it is time to look for alternatives.

What causes dark circles?

Dark circle makes us look angry and sad while bright eyes send a positive message about the person’s personality.  Don’t let dark pigmentation take away from beauty of your face.  Major causes of dark circle are due to pigmentation, loss of fat, thinning of the skin and venous congestion.    Dehydration, lack of sleep and poor lifestyle habits can all affect dark circles.  Pigment deposits can also be genetic.   Anemia can also make one’s eye to have dark circles.

How can one treat dark eye circles?

The most important step is to evaluate cause of dark circle, skin laxity and best way to address the causes.

What are the latest treatments available in treating dark eye circles?

We have traditionally used concealer and make up to cover up the dark circles.  It can hide mild cases of dark circles but not effective in moderate and severe cases.  For pigmentation, we recommend using prescription strength skin brighter that is not irritating to skin to reduce pigmentation.  Followed with MD Ultimate Eye Cream that is designed to improve the volume by filling in the space under the eyes known as tear trough.  It will also improve circulation to diminish the bluish hue under the eyes.  We will offer either HA filler, laser, Dermapen Microneedle, PRP, Mesotherapy with Growth Factors to further improve under eye skin texture and volume.  Your treatment option should be personalized based on your specific needs.

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