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Dark circles and wrinkles around eyes after usage of careprost - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i started using careprost for grow my lashes , after the third time that i use it i notice dark circles around my eyes; i stoped using this product now but i am left with this horrible dark circles , what can i do to improve this ; also i notice i got some wrinkles around my eyes for using this how can i reverse the damage
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes you can
Doctor :   First let me now for how many days did you use the cream
User :   is not a cream is a liquid
User :   just three days
Doctor :   Ok it available in both creAM AND LIQUID
Doctor :   oK
User :   careprost is the same as latisse
Doctor :   did you develop any kind of rashes
User :   do you know what i am talking about
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Its a eyedrop used tpo treat hypotrichosi
Doctor :   *hypotrichosis
User :   ok so i have dark circles now
User :   i want to know how can i erase it
Doctor :   It should be applied once weekly.
Doctor :   Did you apply daily ( continious)
Doctor :   Ok I will suggest you some home remedies
Doctor :   Use cucumber paste, apply over the dark circles and wash it after 30 mins
Doctor :   Its a natural antioxidant
Doctor :   Then u can also use Mild steroid creams to improve the texture
Doctor :   If u do have the habit of smoking do reduce, as smoking also fastens Skin ageing
User :   what kind of cream do you knoww the name
Doctor :   You have to be examined before applying steroid cream
Doctor :   Drink 8-10 glasses of water a day
Doctor :   Take proper rest and good amount of sleep
Doctor :   Take a well balanced diet include more of vegetables
User :   that i know already
Doctor :   Do not eat junk foods'
User :   but i need some name creams
Doctor :   Then also try herbal tera bags
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation we are allowed to prescribe only OTC drugs
User :   what is otc
Doctor :   U can also Try pineapple paste mixed with turmeric , apply under the eye and wash after 30 mins
Doctor :   Over the counter drugs
Doctor :   Which dont require prescription
User :   you can tell me the name i can buy them
Doctor :   Mometesone cream
Doctor :   Its an mild steroid application not more than a week
User :   ok but can i use it under the eyes
Doctor :   You start with twice application daily and taper it to nill by end of the week
Doctor :   Yes you can
Doctor :   And also follow the tips suggested
Doctor :   Will help you
Doctor :   Did you follow me
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this will help with the dark circles
Doctor :   I would also suggest you to get examined by a dermatologist if symptoms donot regress
Doctor :   Yes will help to some extent
Doctor :   As we are fighting against nature it do takes considerable amount of time'
Doctor :   Probably 2 weeks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery
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