What is the best treatment for someone who has always had dark circles? (photo)
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1. The thin eyelid skin allows the darker muscle underneath to show
2. The contrast between eyelid fat bulging, and hollowness at the orbital rim [tear trough] eyes can create a shadow effect that exacerbates darkness.
3. Skin pigmentation [sometimes from blood products from bruising] If it is bloodproduct pigmentation, it could last months to improve.
Depending on which of the above is the issue, different modalities may be helpful [time, fillers, laser resurfacing, concealer etc].
In your case, I would expect that its a combination of 1 and 2 [hollowness and thin skin]
If you decide to explore this further, I would recommend consultation with an ASOPRS trained Oculoplastics surgeon. You can find one close to you on the ASOPRS dot org website.
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