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How to treat dark skin under eyes?

hi,i have very bad dark skin under my eyes,how to treat it? before this i ve got an allergy reaction to moisturizer cream,it makes my skin dry and itch mostly at the angle of mouth and chin..then after taking some medication its subside,but it recur mostly during winter period without using the skin became dry and scaly.later on it became darker compare to other area of my face,how to bleach this dark skin?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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As most of cosmetics contains chemicals ,some of which are harmful to health,company mostly conceal this fact from customer .So get the level of all the chemicals in cosmetic tested if feasible ,get treatment accordingly.
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Answered: Mon, 2 May 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
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There are certain creams which can cause pigmentation if you are allergic to it.In fact in certain cases even bleaching creams used to lighten color can ironically cause darkness of skin .This is called ochronosis .Its been medically proved too.In such cases its better to use only medicated creams which are relatively safe and has low fragrance content .
You can get a patch testing done with the cosmetic series in such a case.Consult a dermatologist who has these facilities.

Dark circles are multi-factorial,and its difficult to find the exact cause to it also.It can be because of low iron level,disturbed sleep, hereditary reason ,excess sun exposure ,low water intake ,chronic illness etc.There are various combination creams available containing either kojic acid,hydroquinone,vitamin c,tretinoin etc.Consult a dermatologist who can access your case in detail and prescribe you the right combination.

Answered: Tue, 3 May 2011
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