I am 22, caucasian, and I have had dark circles since I can remember. Bad ones...and not because of an indentation or sinking of skin. The top of my eyes up to my eyebrows are red, and under my eyes is a deep bluish purple. I have tried everything from vitamin A, K, E...excercise, drinking gallons of water, eating right, Hylexin cream (that helped a teeny bit). I don't seem to be allergic to anything. I was wondering what you would reccommend as the best treatment for this. Thanks!
Best Treatment for Dark Circles (Not from Indentations or Sinking)
Doctor Answers (1)
Perhaps you have sinus congestion
Two guesses: either you have brown pigmentation from heredity and/or rubbing, or it is venous congestion causing a purplish hue (or a combination of the two). In my practice my pigment/hemosiderin caused eye circles are treaed with OTC antihistamines/decongestants; Lumierre and Renova. In some cases. laser helps, so see a near by board certified dermatologist for your options.
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