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Undereye: Causes & Treatments

A lot of people deal with dark under eye circles, a major cosmetic concern.


CAUSES

  • Genetic

  • Faulty habits like consumption of alcohol, smoking

  • Lack of sleep

  • Nutritional deficiency

  • Overuse of laptops

  • Exposure to UV radiations

  • Anemia

  • Allergic contact dermatitis/atopic dermatitis

  • Superficial and prominent blood vessels in under eye area

  • Hollowness of eyes

  • Loose and sagged skin

  • Wrinkling and fine lines

  • Puffy eyes

These all causes gives a fatigued and tired look

 

Few tips to prevent dark circle

  • Take adequate sleep of at least 6-8 hrs

  • To avoid sun exposure wear sunglasses and sunscreen before stepping out

  • Have a nutritious balanced diet and drink plenty of water

  • Avoid smoking, alcohol, and overuse of laptop

  • Avoid excessive rubbing of eyes and overuse of cosmetics

  • Correct myopic disorder if present


Treatments

Treatment options include invasive and non-invasive procedures.

  • Topical treatments include the application of skin lightening agents such as kojic acid, vitamin c azelaic acid, hydroquinone, etc.

  • Sunscreens should be applied regularly.

  • Aqua renascence - sequential chemical peeling is done in which two chemical peels will be applied in the same sitting and thus act synergistically and reduce undereye pigmentation. It rejuvenates and moisturizes skin possesses mild peeling action and prevents the development of the inflammatory process.

  • Under eye Plasma Induction Therapy - It leads to stimulation of collagen and elastin regeneration of new healthy skin. It improves fine lines, texture, pigmentation, and wrinkles and it also corrects hollowness of eyes and eye bags.

  • Under eye Pixel - Laser targets the melanin and leads to fragmentation and thus rupture of melanin which is the main cause of pigmentation. Lasers also work on fine lines and wrinkles.

  • MARTINI - In this treatment, skin lightening and hydrating agents are infused in under eye area which helps in reducing the pigmentation.

  • Fillers - Soft tissue fillers give volume to the under eye area, thus reducing the hollowness under the eyes.

 

With tips and under-eye treatments to prevent dark circles, you can traverse the way to a brighter and well-rested you.