Dark Under Eye Circles Treatment Dalton GA

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.

Fort Fraser Felker Jr, MD
(706) 226-6281
PO Box 2495
Dalton, GA
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General Practice, Aerospace Medicine
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1953

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(706) 275-4444
2705 Airport Rd
Dalton, GA
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(706) 270-5990
1217 Memorial Dr
Dalton, GA
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Internal Medicine

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(706) 279-1757
1407 Chattanooga Ave
Dalton, GA
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(706) 279-1757
1407 Chattanooga Ave
Dalton, GA
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(706) 529-4266
1301 Broadrick Dr
Dalton, GA
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(706) 226-3139
1107 Memorial Dr
Dalton, GA
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(706) 279-1030
1421 Ross Drive
Dalton, GA
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(706) 275-4444
2705 Airport Rd Ste 101
Dalton, GA
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(706) 272-6000
1200 Memorial Dr
Dalton, GA
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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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