Dark circles around the eyes can age us more than wrinkles or grey hair. Dark eye circles affect us all at one time or another. For some the dark eye circles can persist long term as a result of illness or allergies, inadequate sleep and hereditary. No matter the cause of dark eye circles there are many treatments to reduce the appearance of dark eye circles and in some cases remove them completely.
Some causes of dark eye circles are allergies, gluten intolerance, inadequate sleep, nasal congestion, pigmentation irregularities, sun exposure, thinning under eyes from age, lifestyle factors and heredity.
Dark eye circles are usually due to vascular congestion and/or pigment under the eyes.
Traditional treatments have included cold tea bags, cucumbers and so on as well as reducing salt intake for puffy eyes.
Treatments for dark eye circles include Vitamin K creams that reduce congested vessels. Skin brightening agents can help brighten the dark eye circles and retinol creams can also reduce the pigment as well as prevent the breakdown of collagen around the eyes where the skin can get much thinner. Many of these products must be used carefully as they can cause irritation whilst on the skin regime in the beginning stages.
Other options for dark eye circles include laser treatments. One of the most successful treatments for dark eye circles has been the use of dermal fillers such as Juvederm to fill the area under the eyes and reduce the appearance of the dark eye circles. Regardless of the cause of dark eye circles there are many treatment options for dark eye circles.
Dark eye circles at BC Laser are treated with a variety of treatments and to see what your options are book your appointment today by calling 604 580 2464.
Note: Procedure results may vary from patient to patient.