Periorbital hyperpigmentation

What is Periorbital hyperpigmentation?

Periorbital hyperpigmentation is characterized by dark circles around the eyes, which are common, often familial, and frequently found in individuals with dark pigmentation or Mediterranean ancestry.

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Hi Doctor,

I have dual skin shades on my face as below:

a.     My forehead, chin and mouth potion is dark

b.     My upper lip has a fair skin (could be the...

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Thanks for writing in.

I have gone through the description and photos provided by you.

You are suffering from periorbital...

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hi sir , i have hereditary dark circles .
have consulted a physician too , he gave me melalite15 and elocon cream an night , asked me to mix it and...

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Hi, genetic based periorbital hypermelanosis is resistant to treatment. Still, the color may be reduced by using kojic acid and vitamin C...

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Hello ,I have dark circles for 6 7 years and i am 24 years old.I consulted a homeopath doctor and he said its hereditary problem.Is it hereditary?...

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hi amarjot.
under eye dark circles are a very common and stubborn problem. unfortunately there is no single effective treatment for them and thus...

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