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Dark Circles Under Eyes/ Tear Tough 


No matter how vibrant and lively your eyes may be, dark circles or tear troughs can obscure their radiance and give the appearance of fatigue. Still using makeup to conceal dark circles and tear troughs? Makeup products often dry out the delicate skin around the eyes, exacerbating the issue of dark circles and tear troughs, aesthetic treatments offer a solution that targets the root cause, helping you effectively improve their appearance.


What are dark circles and tear troughs?

Dark circles under the eyes refer to the discoloration or pigmentation that appears in the skin beneath the lower eyelids. They can manifest as dark patches, shadows, or circles, and are often accompanied by puffiness or bags under the eyes.

Tear troughs are characterized by a deep groove extending from the inner corner of the eyes to the lower eyelid, and sometimes even to the upper cheek. It represents a form of wrinkles caused by the sagging of soft tissue around the lower eyelids. Tear troughs are among the three prominent types of wrinkles that mark the aging process significantly.


  • Fatigue

  • Lack of sleep

  • Poor blood circulation

  • Genetic factors

  • As part of the ageing process


4 Types of Dark Eye Circles


Superficial Vascular Dark Circles:

- Thin skin reveals pink or deep purple blood vessels due to poor circulation.

- Often caused by sleep deprivation or fatigue, leading to lower oxygen levels.

Quick test: Tap the dark circle; if it lightens, it's likely vascular.


Melanin Deposit Dark Circles:

- Brown pigment accumulates due to sun exposure or inadequate cleansing.

- Can be hereditary.

Quick test: Brown skin appears on both upper and lower eyelids.

Periorbital Edema:

- Periorbital edema refers to swelling around the eyes caused by fluid buildup.

- Commonly triggered by factors like allergies, sinus infections, or lack of sleep.

- Appears as puffiness or swelling around the eyes, often accompanied by discomfort.

Quick test: Press gently on the swollen area; if the indentation remains, it's likely peri-orbital edema.


Shadow From Sagging Skin Dark Circles:

- Result from sagging skin, creating shadows that resemble dark circles.

- Associated with aging and under-eye bags.

Quick test: Face a light source; if it lightens, it's likely structural with shadow.

2 Types of Tear Troughs

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True Tear Trough:

   - Characterized by a depression or sunken appearance of the lower eyelid.

   - No presence of under-eye bags.


Tear Trough with Bags Under Eyes:

   - Characterized by the co-existence of tear trough and under-eye bags.


Note: The depression at the tear trough can sometimes create an illusion of under-eye bags due to light reflection on the skin.

Dark Circle and Tear Trough Improvement Treatments


PRP Under Eyes Treatments

Targeting dark circles, wrinkles and tear troughs, our PRP under-eye treatments offer rejuvenation and improvement for a brighter, more youthful eyes appearance.


Eye Thermage

A non-invasive treatment that uses radiofrequency technology to tighten and lift the skin around the eyes, reducing wrinkles and improving overall eye contour.


Hydra Glow Under Eye Booster

Formulated with hydrating and brightening ingredients, it works to replenish moisture, reduce puffiness, and diminish dark circles for a refreshed and radiant look.

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Tear Trough Filler

A specialized treatment that restores volume, smooths hollows, and reduces the appearance of dark circles for a refreshed and youthful look.

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