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Skin between cheeks and eye pigmented. Solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:Good Morning Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My skin 9Between cheeks and eye) is pigmented
User:There is no burning or any other problem
User:but, one can know the difference in color
User:kindly let me know wht the problem and the cure for the same
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Since when are you having this problem?
User:48. I have this problem from about 3 years
Doctor:Do you have any other medical problems like diabetes, thyroid problem, etc?
Doctor:Have you seen any doctor or tried any treatment for this problem?\
User:Not really. But, my family Doctor is Auyervedic and I believeit is due to harmones and actually there is no medice.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Dark circles under the eyes is known to occur due to multiple problems.
Doctor:At the age of 48, this problem can be related to
Doctor:1. Reduced hydration
Doctor:2. Hormones
Doctor:3. Aging
Doctor:4. Rarely related to skin conditions like dermatitis, xerosis, etc.
Doctor:With some form of treatment, I think we can be able to reduce the pigmentation and clear the dark eyes.
Doctor:Let me put across to you some options
Doctor:1. Most important of all is that you need to sleep well.
Doctor:Improper sleeping habits can cause increases melanin secretion under the eyes.
Doctor:So sleep regularly for atleast 6-8 hours.
Doctor:2. Drink plenty of water. This will increases body water and hydrate skin.
Doctor:3. Avoid exposure to sun light as much as possible.
Doctor:4. There are certain creams which contain aloevera, kojic acid and other herbs which are know to clear pigmentation.
Doctor:One such product would be clearz / skin bright cream
Doctor:You may try these products.
Doctor:5. Use sun screens with SPF more than 30 along with good moisturizer.
Doctor:You can try these products for a month or two and let us know the difference.
Doctor:If they do not help, you may need medical products like hydroquinone creams or surgical therapy to treat the dark circles.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:Very Much Doctor. Thanks a lot
User:Have a nice day. Thank You
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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