Under Eye Dark Circles

What are under eye dark circles?

Under-eye dark circles, also known as periorbital dark circles, refer to the dark discoloration or pigmentation that appears beneath the lower eyelids. They can give the appearance of shadows or a tired, exhausted look. Under-eye dark circles can affect both men and women and can occur at any age.

There are several factors that contribute to the formation of under-eye dark circles:

  1. Thin skin
  2. Pigmentation
  3. Blood vessels
  4. Aging
  5. Fatigue and lifestyle factors
  6. Allergies and nasal congestion

What causes dark circles?

While under-eye dark circles are usually harmless and not a cause for medical concern, they can be bothersome for some individuals. Treatment options for under-eye dark circles may include:

  1. Lifestyle changes
  2. Topical creams and treatments
  3. Cosmetic procedures
  4. Dermal fillers