Dark Circles under Eyes Surgery Procedure and Risk


Dark circles under eyes can make people who suffer them look tired and weird, the cause of such problem are many such as puffiness, pigmentation, blood vessels, hollows, and so on. Most people use natural remedies for dark circles if they want to get rid this blemishes, home remedies indeed can get rid temporal problem, but not all dark circles can naturally be removed with only natural ingredients and thus dark circles under eyes surgery is needed for the last solution.

Dark Circles Causes

Just like we mentioned before, dark circles forming from many reasons and maybe below are the factor of why your dark circles appeared:

  • Facial aging such as under eye volume loss, bulging under eye fat, volume loss or fat descent in the cheek, lower eyelid laxity, etc.
  • Lack of sleep
  • Allergies
  • Heredity
  • Bad lifestyle
  • Environmental exposure
  • Nasal congestion
  • Medical issue
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Venous congestion

Knowing the cause of your dark circles will help to determine the proper treatment to reduce or to get rid them. If you are not sure about the cause, then you can consult a doctor before you decide to do surgery because not all dark circles need under eyes surgery. In addition, a combination of dark circles may also needed especially if the dark circles caused by multiple factors.

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Dark Circles Under Eyes Surgery Treatment with Blepharoplasty

It is true that there are non-surgical treatments for dark circles under the eye, but if you need surgery to get rid under eyes dark circles then you need to know more about Blepharoplasty. In the past, people love to do Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery procedure. Before the procedure is taken, the surgeon will tell you the detail about how the surgery will be conducted and the most important thing is the risk when taken such procedure. You should never shy to ask whatever questions that come in mind to the doctor, moreover, the surgeon also going to ask you about health record and such as.

Blepharoplasty procedure goal is to remove the excess tissue through eyelid incision, and you must not be surprised with these risks: swelling, eye damage, bruising, scarring, and so on which might happen after the surgery is done. That’s why; you need to find a good surgeon that can help to perform great surgery procedure and most of the capable and experienced doctors can result in a satisfying outcome. However, you should be prepared if the result is not satisfactory because it cannot be reversed and thus you should determine the surgeon carefully! Find and compare their experience, get some reference and recommendation from your family or friends, lastly do not forget to read customer review.

Alternative Treatments

Besides Blepharoplasty, there are other common treatments which usually also recommended by doctors such as:

  1. Eye cream: Dark circle eye creams often be used to get rid dark circles or to make the dark circles less visible. For example, dark circles caused by hyperpigmentation due to melasma or sun damage can be treated using skin lightening with topical bleaching agents. Other than that are Tri-Luma eye creams which contain hydroquinone are often recommended.
  2. Fat injection: You can also call this procedure with fat transfer since the fat will be transferred from another body area and next injected in the tear troughs to reduce or get rid dark circles. The outcome of this procedure may be permanent, although the result is not guaranteed because the transfer process may be failed due to the fat cells which cannot survive during the procedure.
  3. Cheek lift: Often called mid-facelift is a procedure that is used to get rid dark circles caused by facial aging such as cheek descent. Under eye, puffiness can also be performed with this procedure in order to treat the dark circles.