Dark Under Eye Circles Treatment Arab AL

If you ask me what causes dark undereye circles, and can anything be done about them, my answer will be as usual, prevention is the best medicine, and get plenty of sleep! Read on for more solutions.

Robert W Hargraves
(256) 586-1900
121 Golfview Dr Ne
Arab, AL
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Braxton Franklin Smith, MD
(205) 586-3171
184 S Main St
Arab, AL
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Graduation Year: 1958

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(256) 931-3690
1518 N Brindlee Mountain Pkwy
Arab, AL
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(256) 586-1380
1518 N Brindlee Mountain Pkwy
Arab, AL
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(256) 582-5131
2337 Homer Clayton Drive
Guntersville, AL
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(256) 586-4127
1170 N Main St
Arab, AL
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(256) 586-2976
154 South Main Street
Arab, AL
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(256) 586-3171
184 S Main St
Arab, AL
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(256) 586-1212
141 Golfview Dr Ne
Arab, AL
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(256) 582-2581
2308 Homer Clayton Dr
Guntersville, AL
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Banishing Dark Circles

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Goodbye, Raccoon Eyes
Q What causes dark undereye circles, and can anything be done about them?

A The usual suspects—sun damage, age, and genetics—can cause them, but there’s also a lesser-known culprit: inflammation, says dermatologist Nelson Lee Novick, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Inflammation from allergies, a lack of sleep, or eye-rubbing can cause undereye blood vessels to become dilated or clogged. Also, age can thin undereye skin, making underlying blood vessels more visible; sun can darken skin; and genetics can make you more predisposed to it all.

As usual, prevention is the best medicine. Get plenty of sleep, and elevate your head with two pillows. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen (UVB rays can darken circles), and sunglasses that filter both UVA and UVB.

But if these strategies don’t help, you do have options other than a good concealer. New studies have shown that a topical therapy combining vitamin K with retinol can help. “After 16 weeks, a computer measured 70 percent reduction in subjects’ undereye discoloration,” says dermatologist Mel Elson of Burns, Tennessee, who has studied the vitamin combo. Products that contain sufficient amounts of the vitamins, he says, include Vita-Cap Dark Circle Eye Serum from Esteem by Naomi Judd, and Lumineyes by Mary Kay.

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