Periorbital Pigmentation Dark Round Circles Treatment
PERIORBITAL PIGMENTATION DARK ROUND CIRCLES is a commonly encountered condition. Periorbital hyperpigmentation is caused by various external and internal factors. There are a number of treatment options available for periorbital hyperpigmentation. The aim of treatment should be to identify and treat the primary cause of hyperpigmentation as well as its contributing factors.

Periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH), also known as periocular hyperpigmentation, periorbital melanosis, dark circles, infraorbital darkening, is a common condition encountered in dermatology practice. It can affect an individual’s emotional well-being and influence quality of life.

POH is characterized by light- to dark-colored, brownish-black pigmentation surrounding the eyelids. It gives a tired look to the patient. Diagnosis is mainly based on clinical examination. It is important to differentiate the dark eyelid skin with shadowing due to tear trough. Manual stretching of the lower eyelid skin can help to differentiate between true pigmentation and shadowing effect. Although the former retains its appearance with stretching, the latter improves or resolves entirely. An increase in violaceous discoloration on manual stretching of the lower eyelids is due to thin eyelid skin or hypervascularity of lower eyelid. 

Wood’s lamp examination can be done to differentiate between the epidermal and dermal pigmentation. For dermal pigmentation, this contrast is less pronounced. Ultrasonographic evaluation can help to differentiate the vascular cause from the periorbital puffiness.

Various external and internal factors are possibly implicated in its pathogenesis. The causative factors include genetic or heredity, excessive pigmentation, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation secondary to atopic and allergic contact dermatitis, periorbital edema, excessive vascularity, and shadowing due to skin laxity and tear trough associated with aging.

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. Periorbital hyperpigmentation can be caused by rubbing and scratching of skin around the eyes and by accumulation of fluid due to allergy as in atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.

Here, at KOMAL CLINIC we tackle this persistently annoying problem with topical medications Orbital, dilute TCA peels, fillers with bio facial friendly PRP and Eye Cell Therapy.

For mild pigmentation application of Orbital a cream of Vit C is sufficient,safe and can be used over long term.Dilute T C A peels are performed every month .They wash off that excess colour in your eyelids.These peels are safe,have no side effects and long lasting results.

Eye Cell Therapy is a modern effective way to deal with this problem.A delicate brush is taken across your eyelids.A special hydro dermaceutical is them applied and eyes are covered with cold gel packs.After ten minutes we clean off the mask and apply a cream which you remove only in your next bath.Within weeks you the darkness fading
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