Thursday, July 21, 2011

Dark Eye Circles.. How to get rid of them..

NYC Cosmetic Surgeons Articles on Dark eye Circles~ Dark Circles Eyes ~ Eye Circles


Dark Circles around a panda bears eyes may be cute... but... not so much under your eyes..

                                   Courtesy of Womans fitness.net


What causes them?

-Heredity: dark eye circles may run in families
-Allergies
-Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
-Lifestyle: stress, Alcohol abuse, lack of sleep
-Nasal congestion: this may cause engorgement of the veins around the eyes that drain the region creating a ---Bluish hue from chronic venous congestion
-Pigmentation irregularities: may be more common in people of color, especially blacks and Asians
-Rubbing or scratching the area
-Sun exposure which induces formation of melanin (substance that gives skin its color)
-Thinning skin and loss of fat and collagen: this occurs with age, making the underlying vasculature more visible

How do you treat them??


Stay tuned...

Bibliography:
Skin Deep-Treating Dark Under-Eye Circles "Putting you tired look to rest". Katie Sezima; New York Times 2008. NYtimes.com. Accessed July 28, 2011

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