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Dark Circles

Dark Circles often tend to age the appearance of a person more than the wrinkles or gray hair. The skin around the eye is very delicate. Various factors ranging from allergies to mental stress can easily affect this part of the skin to produce DarkCircles. Dark circles develop due to the pigmentation of skin in the orbital area. Many people believe that only ageing is the cause of dark circles.

Although Dark Circles are very common among people, the good news is that they are temporary and not a medical concern unless they are hereditary. Dark circles or black circles under the eyes are rarely caused by temporary circumstances and are more difficult to treat than bags under the eyes.

They are often the result of some combination of the following: lack of sleep, chronic stress, menstrual disorders, pregnancy, poor diet and medications. For others, dark circles are a hereditary trait. People who suffer from allergies and sensitivities often have a bigger problem with dark circles as well.

Cause of Dark Circles
Dark circles develop due to the pigmentation of skin in the orbital area. Many people believe that only ageing is the cause of dark circles. But they are also caused due to other reasons such as:

Allergies: Dark circles under the eyes can be the result of allergies to airborne substances, such as pollen, dust, and pet dander, because of persistent eye rubbing .

Medications: Certain medications and also liver and kidney problems could cause dark circles under the eyes. Anemia: Iron deficiency, Anemia may cause a bluish tinge below the eyes.

Malnourishment: Lack of a balanced diet is a common cause of dark circles. A healthy and nutritious diet rich in Vitamins A, C, K, E and nutrients can help to get rid of dark circles.

Exposure to sun: Too much exposure to sun weakens the thin skin around the eye area causing dark circles. Heredity: Dark circles under the eyes run in families. They tend to be more noticeable in people with fair skin or deep-set eyes.

Ageing: The skin under the eyes is thin and delicate to begin with. As we age, the skin and the fat pad under the eyes becomes thinner, causing blood vessels to become noticeable. This thins and relaxes the skin around the eyes and gives the appearance of dark circles. Sun damage can make it worse because it weakens the skin.

Lack of sleep: A lack of sleep can make skin appear more pale, which allows blood vessels to be more visible through the skin, giving the appearance of bluish or dark circles.

Dehydration: Dark circles under the eyes can be a sign of dehydration. Be sure to drink enough water.

Dark Circle Treatment Summary
In this service, Nd YAG laser and RF skin tightening are used which help to reduce the pigmentation in the under eye area as well as helps with tightening of the skin. This is followed by infusion of Glutathione or Vitamin C, an antioxidant that refreshes and lightens the skin further.

The other alternative for more severe pigmentation can be laser treatment with Vit. C infusion. For optimum results 4 to 6 sessions are advised at 15-day intervals

These are the various treatments available for open pores.