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Dark Eye Circles


Dark Eye Circle

Dark eye circles refer to the discoloration or hyperpigmentation of the skin around the eyes. It typically appear as dark, sometimes bluish circles or shadows under the eyes.

Types of Dark Eye Circles

Bluish Dark Circle

Poor blood circulation

Brownish Dark Circle


Black Dark Circle

Sagging skin

What causes it

What causes Dark Eye Circles?


With age, there is loss of collagen, elastin and fat pads around the eyes causing the under eye to become sunken. Therefore, there is an increase in the amount of shadow being cast leading to the impression of having dark eye circles. 


Some people are simply more prone to developing dark circles due to their genes. This can be due to factors such as thin or transparent skin around the eyes, which allows underlying blood vessels to show through more easily.


Fatigue and lack of sleep causes the skin around our eyes to look tired and dull. This can make dark circles more noticeable.


When our body is not well hydrated, the skin beneath the eyes begins to look dull and the eyes look sunken. This is due to the eyes’ close proximity to the underlying bone.

Sun exposure

Sun exposure can cause skin damage and contribute to the appearance of dark circles by increasing melanin production. Melanin is the pigment that gives colour to our skin.

Dark eye circles can be improved with proper skincare, hydration and aesthetic treatments.

Dark Eye Circle Treatment Options

AestheFill Malaysia is an emerging trend of injectable filler that stimulates collagen production to slow down skin's aging for up to 2 years. AestheFill can help reduce the appearance of dark eye circles by adding volume to sunken areas under the eye. 

Dermal filler is a gel-like substance injected beneath the skin where the main ingredient is Hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring substance in the body. The HA in the dermal filler can attract water to the under eye area, providing hydration which then lightens the dark eye circles. Dermal filler can also add volume to sunken areas under the eye.  

INDIBA is a non-invasive and pain-free tightening treatment that uses patented radiofrequency (RF). The RF stimulates the production of collagen and elastin that are important for the skin to produce freasher and brighter eyes.

Similar Conditions

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