Say Goodbye to Dark Shadows Beneath the Eyes

Dark circles are not a health problem, but many people feel that having dark shadows under their eyes makes them look old, tired, or unhealthy. Fortunately, there are several treatments that can get rid of them or reduce their appearance. If you are looking for a dark circle treatment in Glasgow, Dr. Darren McKeown offers three effective surgical and non-surgical treatments for dark shadows under the eyes.

Dark circles normally appear under the eyes with age.

They are often hereditary and typically get worse with time. This dark shading is normally the result of pigmentation under the eye or thin skin leading to the visibility of the dark coloured underlying muscle fibres. In other cases, a few other, relatively rare, medical conditions can also cause dark circles.

It can be difficult to treat dark circles. There are however some treatments that can lessen the appearance of them, even if it is not possible to take the darkness away completely.

Non-surgical treatments take the lead when it comes to seeing results with dark circles, but this is more in the form of dermal fillers and PRP therapy than Botox or Pigmentation Removal – as the latter are best for treating other conditions.

Read below to find out about the optimum dark shadow treatment options that you can book at our clinic in Glasgow.

Non-Surgical Treatments for Dark Circles include:

Tear Trough Filler

Often dark circles under the eyes are associated with a deep hollow at the junction between the lower eyelid and cheek, known as the ‘tear trough’. The tear trough casts a shadow, which makes the darkness appear worse. Often, reducing the hollow reduces the dark shadow, which in turn helps improve the appearance of the circles.

Visit our Tear Trough Fillers / Non Surgical Eyelift page for procedure details and pricing. We also offer dermal fillers for other areas of the face.

Platelet Rich Plasma

This treatment involves drawing a blood sample from your own arm, processing it to extract plasma and growth factors, and then re-injecting it into the face. This treatment has been purported to reduce the appearance of the circle, as well as lead to a general rejuvenation of the skin.

We offer Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy as part of our “Vampire Facelift” treatment. Visit that page for more details and pricing.

Surgical Treatments for Dark Circles include:

Lower Eyelid Surgery

Lower eyelid surgery can remove loose skin and fat from below the eye, which typically make darkness by the eye area look worse. The overall impact of surgery on the appearance of dark circles, however, tends to be modest.

Visit our Lower Eyelid Surgery page for more details and pricing.

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