Dark circles, what is the right solution?

Written by: Dr. Miguel González-Candial
Published: | Updated: 17/11/2018
Edited by: Noelia Pino García

Dark circles are dark circles, color between violet and black, which appear under the eyes. It is a cosmetic defect that makes people look a tired and aged image. It affects not only adults but also young adolescents.

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Dark circles may have unusual way one day, several days or just suffer them permanently. Sometimes they are accompanied by bags that form in the lower eyelid.

The specialists in Ophthalmology say the cause of dark circles is related to excessive production of melanin and dilating capillaries next to the surface of the skin. Although often associated with a few hours of sleep, to snuff and alcohol intake, its main cause is hereditary factor.


Treatment for Dark Circles

Surgery is the best option when accompanied by dark circles eye bags. This surgery leaves no scars because the fat is removed via transconjuntival. The process involves removing excess fat and in some cases skin of the eyelids. In this way also repositions the excess tissue and muscles and tendons that surround getting a rejuvenating appearance reinforcing.

In some cases, especially in young people, you do not need to undergo surgery because the patient has little fat in the eyelid to incorporate and reposition the eyelid. On the other hand, there are people looking for a solution that does not include surgery. One option for these two cases is a treatment based on an infiltration hydroxyapatite Calcium.

This injection consists of microparticles of calcium hydroxyapatite (CaHA) that concentrate in an aqueous gel when injected produces a filling effect which gives the skin a smoother appearance, rejuvenated and natural. Over time, the gel is absorbed but the microparticles remain for months, even years.

It is a biocompatible product, so it is not necessary allergy tests. In addition to offering durable and effective effects, avoid having to undergo surgery because the procedure is ambulatory.


Edited by Noelia García Pino

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Miguel González-Candial

Dr. Gonzalez-Candial is one of the best experts in the aesthetic reconstruction of the eyelids and the middle and upper part of the face, orbital surgery, surgery of the tear ducts and cosmetic surgery. He completed his training in universities in the UK and US, he has participated in more than 80 courses and conferences as a guest speaker. He is a member of national and international medical societies. Currently interest includes the development of micro-surgical techniques and minimally invasive incision and treatment in Graves' disease or Thyroid eye disease. Currently holds the the Teknon Medical Center in Barcelona and is chief of service of Ophthalmology Hospital Josep Trueta.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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