Dark Under Eye Circles Treatment Pottstown PA

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.

Accent On Health Family Chiropractic - Dr. Gl
(610) 970-9999
2871 E. High St
Pottstown, PA

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All Health Chiropractic Center
(610) 948-4161
567 Church St Suite B
Royersford, PA

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Spinal Care Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
(610) 935-6400
1067 Township Line Road
Phoenixville, PA

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Sharon Zellis
(610) 983-3980
1260 Valley Forge Rd
Phoenixville, PA

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Snyder Family Chiropractic
(484) 206-3856
1003 Egypt Rd
Phoenixville, PA

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Eagle Chiropractic-Pottstown
(484) 206-4084
2091 Pottstown pike
Pottstown , PA

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Schwenksville Veterinary Hospital
(610) 287-8960
298 Meyers Rd
Schwenksville, PA

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Frederic E Liss, MD
(610) 935-1120
400 S Main St
Phoenixville, PA
Phoenixville Orthopedic Associates

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Imran J. Ahmed
(610) 933-6500
383 Schuylkill Rd. 
Phoenixville, PA
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Main Street Chiropractic
(610) 489-9343
511 W Main St
Collegeville, PA

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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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