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Dark Circles Treatment


Eyes are the most delicate part of the body, and the centre of attraction. They are the first thing that will be noticed about you. It is only natural to feel unease and embarrassment if your eyes have dark circles around them.

Dark circles are a common problem today because of increase in sleep disorders, working at night shifts, and stressful lifestyles. They are pigmented areas around the eyes, usually brown or purple in colour differing from the rest of the complexion. This makes them a sore to the eyes, not only to the sufferer but to those that look at him/her.

There are many contributing factors to dark circles around the eyes These include:

  • Heredity,
  • Food allergies,
  • Toxicities
  • Kidney disorders
  • Cardiovascular insufficiencies
  • Iron or vitamin deficiency
  • Aging.
  • Lack of sleep or too much sleep
  • Lifestyle; consuming alcohol, smoking, physical or emotional stress can affect your appearance
  • Fatigue
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Rubbing or scratching your eyes
  • Sun exposure
  • Thinning skin and loss of fat or collagen
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Pigmentation irregularities


Laser treatment for dark circles:

Laser treatment for dark circles can save the careers of several models, actors, hollywood and bollywood stars as well as enhance the appearance and self esteem of millions of people worldwide who are bothered by dark circles under eyes.


The treatment works by using beams of light to smooth out layers of the skin. These light beams are visible ultraviolet or infrared and create wavelengths that move over the skin. The energy released from light hits the skin and is absorbed through the varying layers to fix irregular skin pigmentations. Cosmetic surgeons who treat dark circles around the eyes in Dubai use different types of laser treatments because the type of laser to used depends on skin colour. The procedure lasts 30 to 60 minutes with 10 to 14 days apart. Treatment depends on the extent of the dark circles.

The advantages of this treatment are:

  • Minimized bleeding
  • Minimized brusing
  • Fast recovery
  • A very fast procedure


The recovery time period is from six to eight weeks. During this period the patient must follow these guidelines:

  • Apply ice, gel masks or vinegar to reduce swelling which usually becomes invisible after two or three days.
  • Keep their heads elevated for at least two weeks after the treatment procedure and take the medications that have been prescribed.
  • Avoid sun exposure for at least two weeks because of the sun sensitivity.
  • ¬†Change bandages according to what the doctor has instructed.
  • Scratching the treated regions as well as makeup should be avoided till the doctors have allowed it.
  • Once the healing has taken place, the patient should use sun block and avoid tanning beds to prevent any skin damage.

The skin will remain pink for up to five months.

Open Fat Grafting:

Open fat grafting is most commonly used correct hollow eyes or dark circles around the eyes. Unlike fat injections in which a needle is used to inject a fat solution, open fat grafts are placed directly under vision and can be placed into position accurately. This technique is used because patients with dark circles under the eyes have a depression below the lower eyelid which can be made plumper or filled with fat in order to remove the dark circle. In this situation it is beneficial to add fat to the lower eyelid area.

The advantages of this treatment are:

  • There are minimal lumps or irregularities.
  • Eye injury is avoided.
  • It is possible to correct dark circles very accurately.
  • Smoother graft contour.
  • Intact graft of the proper size is used.