They are fine wrinkling under the eyes, usually in those over the age of 40 years old. They start to appear as the skin under the eyes thins with age. It can make an individual look older than their true biological age.
The most common cause is aging as there is thinning of skin and loss of fat pad support especially under the eyes. The wrinkles are also aggravated by the repeated contraction of the circumferential muscle called orbicularis oculi around the eyes during facial expressions.
As the skin becomes wrinkled, light reflected off the skin is less and the area under the eyes appear darkened and dull.
Those who have atopy usually suffers from allergic rhinitis. The eyes and nose are perpetually runny and itchy, prompting repeated rubbing. This eventually leads to darkening and wrinkling of the skin under the eyes.
Apart from the above, lifestyle plays an important role as well in the development of under-eye wrinkles namely smoking, pollution, stress and lack of hydration. They cause the skin to age rapidly, losing its’ elasticity, bringing about the appearance fine wrinkles.
While most wrinkles can be quickly softened with a few jabs of botulinum toxin, under-eye wrinkles are a lot more complicated to treat. This is because it is the culmination of thinned dry skin and repeated underlying muscular contraction. But don’t worry as we have just the solution for you:
GEM Mediglow Eye serum and eye creams that contains whitening agents such as arbutin, kojic acid, vitamin C, azelaic acid, tretinoin, and licorice extract. Used regularly, it improves hydration, skin tone and firmness of the skin around the eyes.
GEM SkinLuxe Laser Toning, done regularly every 2 weeks using low laser energy. Laser toning gently stimulates the dermis to produce collagen, resulting in thickening of under eye skin and improvement in fine wrinkles.
GEM Hydraglowä injection, that contains proprietary hydrating and whitening ingredients. It is injected just under the skin. Once injected, it attracts water to it, providing moisture and suppleness to the skin. This is especially useful under the eyes.
Juvederm Hyaluronic Acid Filler injected carefully just under the eyes. This will improve under-eye fine wrinkles by virtue of improving any sunken appearance caused by a “tear trough” defect and by attracting water to the area, improving hydration.
Of course, all the suggested treatments above will work best if the individual can adhere to healthy lifestyle regimes like sleeping early, de-stressing often, eating lots of vegetables and fruits, avoiding cigarette smoking and drinking water regularly.