Dark circles are dark blemishes around the eyes. They are known with different names including periorbital hyperpigmentation, periorbital circles, or periorbital melanosis. They may be associates with under-eye puffiness, malar festoons, and bags etc.
There are commonly two types of dark circles: Blue and Brown/black. The blue circles are commonly formed due to pooling of oxygenated blood in under-eye skin. However black/brown dark circles are the most common. They occur due to hyperpigmentation of skin around the eye.
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Dark circles can be caused by a number of things from heredity to allergies and poor sleep. Common causes of dark circles are related to facial aging, lifestyle choices, and also include other causes:
• Facial Aging
− Volume loss or fat descent in the cheeks
− Lower eyelid laxity
− Under eye volume loss
− Thinning under eye skin
− Bulging under eye fat