I Have Ereditary Problem. I Have Blackness Under my Eyes Can You Help Me ?

Blackness under eyes

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Unable to answer your question without examination or at least a picture.

there are many reasons for the problem you are describing, you may have more than one cause and as a consequence you may need several treatment modalities. There could be bleaching creams, laser treatment, fillers, platelet rich plasma, fat grafting or surgery.  Your best option is to consult with a board certified plastic surgeon, remember the only board in plastic surgery recognized by the American Board of medical specialties is the American Board Plastic Surgery

Good luck

Kansas City Plastic Surgeon
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I Have Hereditary Problem. I Have Blackness Under my Eyes Can You Help Me ?

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    Restylane to the tear troughs is usually the best treatment for this area, but an exam or pictures would be helpful.                                                                                                                                                 Kenneth Hughes, MD                                                                                                           Los Angeles, CA

Dark under eye bags/circles

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Hi there,

Pictures would be helpful, but generally speaking, dark lower lids can be due to various reasons which include:

1) Hyperpigmentation of the skin 


2) Loss of volume of the eyelid cheek area resulting in a hollowing effect.

3) Prolapse or herniation of the eyelid fat pockets (bulging fat pockets)


4) Thin skin allowing the underlying muscle and blood vessels to show

5) Underlying allergies or rosacea 

Oftentimes, hyaluronic acid fillers can help for the volume loss; but eyelid surgery may be required in other instances.  I would suggest you see an eyelid specialist to get a full examination for your best options that are available.

Good luck! 

Hereditary Under Eye Dark Circles can be treated with Fillers

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What works is Fillers or Surgery. What does not work is creams and laser.

Dark circles are due to loss of bony volume under the eyes as you grow older. You can replace lost volume with Fillers such as Juvederm, restylane and Esthelis. If you are after something more permanent, Fat transfer and Surgery are  good options.

Generally the darkness can't be cured.

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No skin bleacher or laser treatment will remove it.  Eyelid surgery and fillers can affect how light interacts with the lower eyelid and this can make a difference to how dark the circle looks.  I agree with Dr. Cohen than photographs would be very helpful to be more specific.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

Dark Circles Under Eyes

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There are several causes of dark circles under the eyes.   The most common are 1. Shadows from excess lower eyelid fat.  2. Hollowness from loss of cheek fat with ageing.  3. Excess pigment in the skin under your eyes.  All of these are usually treatable.  However, of course, they are all treated differently.  It would helpful if you would provide a picture which will allow you to get a much more specific answer.

Marc Cohen, MD
Philadelphia Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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