Dark circles under eyes? Secrets of the pros for correcting dark circles

Dark circles can make you look older and more tired than you may feel. You to may have already spent...

Dark circles can make you look older and more tired than you may feel. You to may have already spent a ton of money on products and treatments that are supposed to lighten and brighten your eyes. But finding the cause of the dark circles first can help you find the best treatment.

Dark circles under eyes can be caused by allergies, blood flow problems around the eyes, skin irritants or lack of sleep. Sometimes dark circles are also caused by genetics, and no amount of eye cream will make them go away. Before you just accept your fate, consider talking to your Atlanta-based plastic surgeon about what's causing your dark circles and how to fade them using some of the top methods on the market. Your plastic surgeon will evaluate your condition and will work with you to help eliminate your dark circles, or at least make you look a lot better.

Top dark circle treatments

Dark circle treatment has come a long way in recent years, and now you may be able to find help for your dark circles when you previously couldn't.

  • Dark under eye circle cream: Look for an eye cream that contains ingredients that will help the blood flow around your eyes. For example, eye creams that contain vitamin K can lighten dark circles that appear bluish or bruised. You may also benefit from a Retinol eye cream that can increase circulation and skin cell turnover.
  • Injections and fillers: Dark circles under eyes can appear when you have deep hollows around your eye area, which creams and lotions can't improve. Try injectables and fillers like Restalyne around your eyes,. Your plastic surgeon can inject the filler into the hollow, which will plump up the depressed areas to make them lighter.
  • Laser treatments: Laser treatments like Thermage can help the circulation around your eyes and help increase skin cell turnover to improve the look of dark circles.

Talk to your plastic surgeon to find out which dark circle treatment is right for you. She can help you discover the cause of your dark circles and recommend a treatment to cure your puffy eyes.

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