One of the most frequently read and viewed articles from the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, discusses the causes and treatments of dark under-eye circles.
Basically, they divided the reasons for these into three categories: pigment in the skin, blood vessels, and hollow troughs under the eyes.
Some of these are easily corrected while others are more difficult. Treatments range from topical medications and topical cosmeceutical products (such as Scientificskin.com eye cream) to lasers and soft tissue augmentation product such as Restylane and Juvederm.
Pigment in the epidermis is usually formed after minor irritation, hormones, or after procedures. Continue reading