These eye circles appeared 4 months ago and do not vanish. They appear red in bright light and dark in shadow. When I move the affected skin, the red area moves as well, so I guess it cannot be in the deeper skin layers. What could be the cause ? What would you recommend ?
Red Eye Circle
Doctor Answers (1)
What you are seeing here is the red muscle that exists under the very thin eyelid skin. Because there is nothing otherwise wrong, I would be very careful about the cure you impose. I suggest staying away from products that irritate the skin. The dark circle concealers should help you by reflecting light off the skin so the red muscle under the skin does not get illuminated.
Web reference: http://www.lidlift.com
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.