The darkening of skin under the eyes are called dark circles. They are commonly seen in older adults and people with darker skin color. The other causes include tiredness, oversleeping, eye strain, dehydration, sun exposure, and genetics.
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I have been suffering dark circles and acne marks, so I am worried about my beauty. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I have sensitive skin. I have acne and acne marks on my face and dark circles. Could you please suggest to me any eye cream? I do not use any sunscreen because I am not sure which one to use for my skin? So please suggest any sunscreen according to my skin. And do I need to use any niacina... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through your images from the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The acne marks and dark circles are not much visible. Although, I am an allopathic doctor my humble suggestion does not apply a... Read Full »
Can allergy make your eyes watery, red, and itchy, with dark circles around?
Query: Hi doctor, I have eczema, and I have been taking medications for five years with multiple doctors with no results. Some worked, some did not. The main problem is I have running nose (from 3 years), skin gets round around mouth with black scars, full black rough skin on the neck and for the past six... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through all pictures and prescriptions (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The problem that you have is atopic dermatitis. It is a disease that is not an infection, but your immunity will be working abruptly and uncontrollably. Its triggers a... Read Full »
How to get rid of dark circles permanently?
Query: Hi doctor, I have dark spots under my eyes for the past two years. I want to remove them permanently. Is it possible? If yes, then please mention the method of removing it. Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether your mother has dark circles. Please send your picture. A dark circle is different from a dark spot. Dark spots can be a freckle or skin tag or DPN (dermatosis papulosa nigra). Read Full »
I have had dark patches and spots on my forehead and face. What is the treatment for this?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had dark patches and spots on my forehead and face. Also, I had dark circles and wrinkles in the undereye. Kindly suggest some medicine for these, especially free from paraben and steroids and other than laser treatment. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would suggest the following: Apply Kojivit plus cream (Kojic acid dipalmitate) at night for 20 days. Apply Vitamin C serum and Glyco 6 (Glycolic acid) cream (mixture in small amount) in the evening for 20 days. Wash your face with a f... Read Full »
I have aging signs, dark circles, puffiness, oily skin, and blackheads. How to treat it?
Query: Hi doctor,I have aging signs, dark circles, and puffiness. I am worried about my skin condition. I have oily skin and a blackhead, also. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As per the history and image provided (the attachments are removed to protect the patient's identity), the presence of aging skin is due to the loss of skin elasticity, which appears as a result of a lack of collagen appearing over time and a... Read Full »
I used Minoxidil solution for hair loss for two months. Can this cause dark circles and sunken eyes?
Query: Hi doctor,I used Minoxidil for two months and stopped it a week back because I developed severe dark circles and sunken eyes. But, I do not see any difference under my eyes after stopping this. Will I ever get rid of them? How long will it take for the dark circles to disappear? Kindly give your sug... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Minoxidil is a medication that treats hair loss. It can cause side effects like dark circles and sunken eyes. However, it can be diagnosed after a proper medical examination. It is common for side effects to persist for a short period after di... Read Full »
Please suggest the best creams for dark circles and puffy eyes.
Query: Hello doctor, I want to ask about dark circles and puffy eyes. Should I treat them with Hyaluronic acid + collagen + vitamin C creams? As under eye area is very delicate and we tend to lose collagen in this area as we age and if yes, then please suggest some best creams to treat these deficits as do... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern about periorbital melanosis, dark circles with puffiness. Please be aware of the causes that predispose the condition. 1. Hereditary. 2. Oversleeping leading to fatigue. 3. Lack of sleep leading to fluid build up. 4. Eye strain due to in... Read Full »
Though I have been on Kojivit cream for the past two months, there has been no reduction in dark circles. Please help me.
Query: Hi doctor, I have been using Kojivit cream for the last two months to reduce dark circles and pigmentation, but neither there is a reduction in dark circles, nor is the face glowing. Should I take this cream for two or three months more? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As per your query, dark circles can occur due to causes like excessive stress, malnutrition, overuse of mobiles and laptops, sleep deprivation, and allergies. I suggest the following: 1. Reduce stress by doing meditation and breathing exerc... Read Full »
I have dark circles, fine lines and aging spots. Please suggest relevant medication.
Query: Hello doctor,I had some eye problem for which I was asked to do warm compress around the eyes. As a result, I am suffering from dark circles, fine lines, and aging spots. Please suggest any relevant medication. Also, I am not able to understand my skin structure. In the winters, it is too dry and in... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand that there has been damage to the skin. White spots on the sides of the right sides are called miliaria crystallina. In simple terms, it is the enlargement and plugging of the sweat glands. You will need to go to a dermatologist to remove the plugs o... Read Full »
My skin is very sensitive. Can you suggest any skin-lightening and dark circle-removing cream that does not have steroids?
Query: Hello doctor, My skin is very sensitive. Can you suggest any skin-lightening cream that does not have steroids and cream to remove dark circles? Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Some skin-lightening agents do not contain steroids. They are safe and effective. However, they take a bit longer to start acting. However, the best cream can be advised after I can see the picture of your skin and the ... Read Full »