TCA peel for dark circles or best method? (photos)

Will a tca peel help remove my dark circles under my eyes? I've had the dark cirles for 10+ years and I'm just tiref of them. It's gotten to the point where I can't talk to someone without making eye contact because they look at my circles. People often tell me I look tired and I've developed a complex now. Is there anything I can do? I've tried creams from stores and they don't work. Someone please help me with this. Thanks

Doctor Answers 2

NO - TCA PEELS not indicated.

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This is a hard condition to treat. Firstly a medical history is needed to make sure this is not PIH due to inflammation .I have had good success with QS lasers, low dose lasers, Clear and Brilliant etc... expect a 50% improvement after 4-6 sessions. Dr Davin Lim, Laser and aesthetic dermatologist. Brisbane. Australia. 

Dark Circles, Eyelid Wrinkles/Bags Treatment -- Restylane or Belotero with Cannulas, Clear+Brilliant, Eclipse Micropen, Viva

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Peels arent the best for dark circles.  Lasers, fillers, microneedling/PRP all help.  Light peels over time can enhance those results.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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