Dark circles and eye bags are common in both men and women. The two conditions often go hand in hand, resulting in a permanently tired look. They can also make you appear older, causing you to become a lot more self-conscious.

What causes dark circles under the eyes?

Dark circles under the eye are especially common in those who are older, with darker skin, and it can be caused by genetics. It can also be down to fatigue if you aren’t getting enough sleep.

When you don’t get enough sleep, fluid can start to develop under the eyes, causing a puffy appearance. The darkness you see in these cases is often caused by the shadow of the puffy eyelids.

As you get older, the skin thins under the eye and hyperpigmentation becomes more noticeable.

What causes eye bags to develop?

Ageing is the most common cause of eye bags. The skin around the eyes loses collagen and padding. In turn, this causes the skin to sag, especially around the eye area where the skin is naturally thinner. The orbital septum which is the thin membrane supporting the fat pad under the eye, weakens as we get older, causing the fat to bulge. They can also develop due to fluid retention, thyroid disease, and smoking.

Determine the cause of your dark circles and eye bags is going to be key to treating them. There are some great effective treatments on hand to eliminate dark circles and bags, giving you back a more youthful look.

ASSOCIATED PROCEDURES: LightEyes Ultra, Polynucleotides Treatment, Blepharoplasty, Dermal Fillers


Polynucleotides Under Eye Treatment at Karidis Clinic

Polynucleotides under eyes is an effective and exciting option for those looking to rejuvenate this area, which has long been challenging to treat. It has several benefits:

  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles caused by the constant movement of our facial muscles. By stimulating collagen production, it increases the density and strength of the overlying skin rather than preventing muscle movement.
  • Reducing dark circles by repairing damaged blood vessels, one of the underlying causes of dark circles.
  • Tightening and firming the under-eye area by improving skin elasticity.
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LightEyes Ultra at Karidis Clinic

Described as ‘innovative’ by Vogue, LightEyes Ultra is a revolutionary injectable to brighten up the undereye area. A revolutionary mesotherapy cocktail, it contains a unique blend of hyaluronic acid, ruscosides, vitamin C and antioxidants. Injected into multiple points around the eye with a very fine needle, these potent ingredients can boost microcirculation and skin elasticity, whilst improving puffiness, and dark circles.

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Blepharoplasty London

Eyelid surgery (technically called blepharoplasty) is a procedure to remove fat usually along with excess skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids. Blepharoplasty can be done alone or in conjunction with other facial surgery procedures such as a facelift or a brow lift.

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Lip Augmentation London

Dermal fillers are an exciting anti-ageing treatment which can help to restore our skin and facial contours to their former youthful appearance, or enhance/ plump particular areas to be more aesthetically pleasing. This treatment is often used in the lips, cheeks, chin, nasolabial folds (nose to mouth lines), and can also rejuvenate the eye area.

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