Under Eye Dark Circles
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Under Eye Dark Circles

One of the most common skin concerns that is faced by both men and women are under eye dark circles. Let’s break the ice! Although an individual may have spent many years carefully treating the skin consistently, there are high chances that they sooner or later show signs of ageing - that also includes concerns like under eye bags and dark circles.

People with naturally lighter skin tone and thin skin are more prone to get under eye dark circles due to the fact that the blood generally gathers around the capillaries under the eyes and becomes more visible through lighter skin. Unfortunately, since the blood begins to accumulate more and more under the eye region, the tender capillaries start to expand and cause strain which leads to more leakage and accumulation of the blood, ultimately causing the skin to appear dark and puffy. There are various under eye dark circles treatments that work for every individual on the off chance that home remedies do not work. 


Some of the most common signs of dark circles include;

  • Dark or discoloration of the under eye skin 
  • Tired look from lack of sleep (insomnia)
  • Fatigue and stress
  • Puffiness, swelling or under eye bags


Dark circles under the eyes are generally brought about by being excessively tired and drained. This can be easily treated with under eye patches for dark circles which are easily available in a pharmacy or beauty store, however the results are temporary. Probably the most common reasons for under-eye circles are as follows:

  • Sensitivities on the skin area 
  • Atopic dermatitis (skin inflammation)
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Weakness
  • Hay fever (unfavourably susceptible rhinitis)
  • Genetics
  • Inconsistencies in skin type
  • Excessive scratching or rubbing of eyes
  • Sun exposure, which prompts the body to deliver more melanin, the shade that gives the skin its tone
  • Skin changes that occur alongside the ageing process

Treatment options 

In case you’re wondering how to get rid of dark circles under eye, there are specific under eye dark circles treatment options that will help the under eye become less dark and brighten up, just the way you want. The treatment technique for getting rid of dark under eye circles will be based on the extent of the issue. There is also no single methodology that is suitable for repairing every type of eye concern. They are all accessible for patients who wish to blur out their dark under eye circles for facial aesthetics;

  • Topicals

Topicals like retinoid, hyaluronic acid, creams or serums that contain SPF are usually recommended by the doctor to get rid of dark under eye circles. These topicals work towards hydrating, and removing the darkness deep down the epidermis layer of the skin. However, it might require somewhere around a month before you see any results from topical treatments and as long as about 4 months to see the full impact of the treatment. Keep on using the topicals regardless of whether you have already seen the result, because this will work towards avoiding any future damage to the area around the eye.

  • Non Invasive RF (Eye Thermage)

Eyelid Thermage can assist with recovering the collagen in the deep layers of the skin, which thus will assist with decreasing the hanging of the skin, wrinkles and even fine lines. Skin tightening will likewise happen, and this can cause the eyes to show up more 'open' and decrease the presence of hooding. With Thermage, after opting for the treatment, you will be able to continue your typical routine since there is zero downtime. The vast majority will require only one session of this treatment, however at times more than one might be required. Thermage is additionally a permanent and longer lasting treatment and you can anticipate the outcome to last for at least a few years. Learn more about Non Invasive RF Eye Thermage →

  • Invasive RF (Inmode accutite)

The Inmode Accutite is the most recent non-surgical under eye rejuvenation technology to get rid of under eye bags and dark circles. This non-surgical under eye dark circles treatment can assist an individual with accomplishing more younger-looking and brighter eyes without the need to make any incisions on the skin and experience any scarring. You can expect the outcomes from your under eye dark circles treatment to last somewhere between 5 to 7 years and benefit a more younger looking appearance. The treatment frequently eliminates fat packs from under your eyes and stimulates a brighter looking under eye. Learn more about Invasive RF (Inmode accutite) →

  • Microneedling with PRP

PRP with microneedling is a famous under eye dark circles treatment  that makes use of a specifically designed PRP instrument with small needles to enter the skin, delivering the PRP into the designated regions. PRP with microneedling under eyes is a powerful technique to treat under eye bags and dark circles. Based upon the patient's age and skin type, this treatment can leave the eye region looking flawless for more than 1 year. Since the PRP will make more collagen and veins, it will thicken the under eye skin, delivering a healthier and younger looking skin structure under the eyes. Learn more about Microneedling with PRP →

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