What is the best treatment for someone who has always had dark circles? (photo)
Doctor Answers (2)
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.