Cosmetic surgery is being used for different reasons these days. The latest form of surgery to join the list is surgery for dark circles. Eye circles are dark blemishes around the eyes and are known commonly as eye bags. At times, eye circles can be treated by using different creams and cosmetic products. However, when they become annoyingly persistent, surgery for dark circles is inevitable. Continue reading
Blue, black, brown or green; no matter what color your eyes are or how big or small they are, dark circles can be an ugly distraction from those beautiful gems. Dark circles are one of the most common skin problems for men and women of all ages. Dark circles give a very tired and aging appearance to the face. Continue reading
If wrinkles and fine lines or premature aging are not your problem, what still can stand in the way of your gorgeous looking skin is an uneven skin tone or any other skin discoloration problem. Skin discoloration is a problem very common in all ages but the factors causing this discoloration may vary from person to person. Before finding out the ways for skin discoloration removal, let us educate ourselves on what the different types of skin discoloration are and whether they cause any health risks or not. Continue reading
No matter what ethnicity you belong to and what color your skin is, what makes you look gorgeous is the fresh, glowing and even-toned skin. However, skin discoloration is one of the most common skin problems among people of all color and ages. It mostly affects the forehead cheeks and upper lip areas of the face. A very common type of skin discoloration is melasma which is also called ‘the mask of pregnancy’ as it mostly affects women during the pregnancy period. Another cause of uneven skin tones and skin discoloration is aging. In addition, skin discoloration problems are more common among the people who are subjected to prolonged sun exposure. Yet, the question here is: how to fix skin discoloration? Continue reading
BEVERLY HILLS, CA, November 16, 2010 – You take care of yourself. You’re active and fit, the envy of many of your friends at the health club. You’re successful in business and solid at home. You work all day to close the big deal and still have energy to play with the kids before bedtime. Life’s pressures and pace don’t get you down and you sleep well. So, why are you saddled with those dark circles under your eyes? Whatever the cause, you can rely on innovative treatments developed by Dr. Simon Ourian, medical director of Epione Medical in Beverly Hills.
Many factors can contribute to the appearance of those dark circles. Food allergies, especially dairy products, kidney disorders, cardiovascular shortcomings, toxicity and aging may lead to the tired, worn out look created by the tell-tale shadows. But those dark circles can still appear, even when you’re healthy and holding your ground against age. In fact, it may be nothing you’ve done or haven’t done — dark circles under the eyes often are inherited, part of a person’s genetic makeup.
In the Los Angeles area, surgery for dark circles is becoming a more popular option for people who have a chronic problem with dark circles under their eyes. For many of these people, they have tried the home remedies, cosmetics, and vitamin creams, and still found no permanent solution to the problem. In these cases, surgery may become a viable treatment option. Here is some of the information you will need to know about dark circles surgery in the Los Angeles area.
Many people in the Los Angeles area develop dark circles at some point in their life. Some of those people just choose to accept it as a part of the aging process. For others in Los Angeles, dark circles removal is something they will consider. The big question is how they will approach the problem of removing dark circles from under the eyes.
Dark circles mar the appearance of a person’s face. Today, dark circles can be reduced with the help of advanced cosmetic procedures.
Today, no one has to live with dark circles. Advanced cosmetic procedures are available.
For women and men who want faces that look as young and as healthy as possible, the last things they desire on their faces are dark circles. These are dark areas under the eyes that can mar the appearance of one’s face. Dark circles can make a person look old, tired and unhealthy.
What causes dark circles? In addition to factors such as lack of sleep, dark circles are caused by a variety of conditions. For example, heredity is a cause of dark circles. If they run in your family, chances are that could be why you have them. Or, there may be an excess amount of pigmentation under your eyes that runs in your family or ethnic makeup. Dark circles can be caused by skin conditions such as eczema. It can also be caused by allergies. (Rubbing your eyes in these conditions can make it worse.) Colds and infections can create dark circles. Aging is another reason why dark circles can appear under your eyes. Also, they can appear due to a lack of proper nutrition.
A good diet, exercise and plenty of sleep are cure alls for just about everything that ails us, but it is not enough for those with chronic dark circles.
There are plenty of under eye cosmetics to help with the condition of dark circles, and many of them do the job, temporarily. Once the makeup comes off, the dark circles are still there. There are also special creams that you can buy over the counter and professionally to help with dark circles. Depending on the quality of the brand, these creams have proven to show improvement for some people. Also, there are natural ways to treat dark circles, such as placing tea bags under your eyes.
However, one of the best ways to eliminate dark circles is with advanced laser treatments available from qualified doctors. These procedures are non-invasive, quick and require little recovery time. The new advanced therapies work for both light skin, but also dark skin, which in the past has not responded well to traditional laser treatments. Advanced laser treatments may also be combined with dermal fillers for the most attractive result. At Epione Beverly Hills, Medical Director Simon Ourian, M.D. offers the Coolaser, his proprietary laser system, for the treatment of dark circles. “Depending on the needs of the individual patient I like to combine Coolaser with a dermal filler such as Radiesse® for optimal results, “ says Doctor Ourian.
There are many different causes for dark circles, or bags under the eyes. Dark circles are often hereditary, they tends to run in families so if one of your parents have them, chances are so will you. The skin under the eye is very thin, as blood passes through tiny capillaries close to the surface of the eyes, it creates a bluish tint. As you age your skin becomes thinner and the blood vessels or dark circles more visible.
Lack of nutrients in a diet can also cause dark circles to appear. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, you may also develop dark circles below the eyes because extended exposure to the sun can weaken the skin.
What can you do to minimize the appearance of dark circles under your eyes? Be sure to drink enough water. Wear sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 30 to prevent skin weakening caused by sun damage (EPIONE Sunblock – Protect & Correct). You may be surprised to learn that fatigue usually isn’t the cause of dark circles. But it is still important to get plenty of rest because the lack of sleep or excessive tiredness can cause paleness of the skin, which allows the blood underneath the skin to become more visible and appear more blue or darker.
Give Epione a call at 888.931.3366 to discuss the other treatment options we offer to treat dark circles under your eyes.
Every time you turn on TV and watch a cosmetic infomercial or walk through the cosmetic section of a department store, you are told what to use to hide dark circles under your eyes.
Many factors can cause the appearance of dark circles. Continue reading