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How to get rid of dark circles? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Oct-2013
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Doctor:good morning
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:I have dark circles and its been a long time that i am not able to get rid of it
User:Thanks for reaching out to me :)
Doctor:pleasure is mine
Doctor:I am sorry about your problem
User:Currently, I have travelled to US location for business related work and it affects my personality.
Doctor:dark circles can be very long time and difficult to treat condition
Doctor:sorry about that
User:why are they not getting away and what can i do for now.
Doctor:You must be aware that stress and lack of sleep are 2 important causes for dark circles
Doctor:a good night's sleep for 6 hours will reduce them considerably
Doctor:Also, you must remain stress free
Doctor:Use cucumber or carrot cut sleeves on your eyes while sleeping
Doctor:Drink plenty of water
User:I understand, but stress is no longer a cause; in the past it might be. And secondly, i am getting enough sleep, as all other of my frineds , colleagues gegt
Doctor:Use sunscreen before going out in sun
Doctor:let me tell you
Doctor:dark circles will not go away in a day's time
User:the weather in US is good, no pollution as well. So how do i act on this problem
Doctor:use cucumber as I said
Doctor:Go for a detan pack in a local parlour if possible
User:any vitamins, will it help. I read that vit K will help
User:I have tried cucumber in the past, not much of help.
User:What other medication, treatment options will help.
Doctor:You can take Capsule Evoin
Doctor:This will help
Doctor:You need to take it for 3 weeks at least to see improvement
Doctor:one capsule a day will suffice
User:earlier i had 'sneezing' allergy, but a homeopathy medicine helped to reduce the allergy as welll
Doctor:You can also try amyway cream for dark circles
Doctor:it is effective too
Doctor:Atopy or allergy is one other important cause of dark circles
User:The capsule - Evolin, contains what - as i am in US, i may not get the same brand, type
Doctor:In such a case, treatment of underlying allergy is important to get rid of the dark circels
Doctor:It contains vitamin E
User:I do not have any allergy at the moment.
Doctor:You can purchase a local brand there of vitamin
User:Will vitamin K helps?
Doctor:but the dark circle is persisting
Doctor:I do not think so
Doctor:vitamin K would not help
Doctor:not that I am aware of
User:What is a more advanced options from the medical development point of view. Anything, in US that i can do to help on this?
Doctor:Immunoglobulins are the latest advancement
Doctor:But the trails in on now
Doctor:to study their efficacy in dark circles
Doctor:Local injections of these may help
Doctor:Studies are still on way in this regard
User:Is the effect permanent?
Doctor:studies are on
User:and i see there are two problems - the pigmentation and the 'depth' XXXXXXX
Doctor:yet to be proved
User:how to fill up the depth due to the dark circles?
User:Did you treated any of the patients who has this problem?
Doctor:I am a general physician
Doctor:A dermatologist usually treats this
User:can you please then direct to dermatologist?
User:i asked for a dermatiologiest, its a mistake that the call reached to you.
Doctor:You can raise a request for ' ask a specialist' and choose dermatologist to answer your query
Doctor:You can do this from your dashboard
Doctor:is it?
Doctor:That is fine
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