How to choose eye cream and get rid of dark circles: Dermatologist guide

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 02/05/17

"Doctor, dark circles under my eyes give me a tired and aged look, how to get rid of them? Which is the best eye cream?”

For you, dark circles might be due to exams, sleepless night, emotional stress or illness. But, we dermatologist have found that dark circles or peri-orbicular hyperpigmentation might be due to changes at the level of eyes or a reflection of medical diseases.

Interestingly the management of dark circles begins by finding the cause or precipitating factor, then, we choose the best eye cream or procedure based on the cause. I don’t want you to spend a fortune on under-eye cream with an anti-aging ingredient, only to find later that the cause of your dark circle was engorged vessels. Therefore, read this article to know how to get rid of dark circles by choosing the best under eye cream based on the cause of your dark circles.

As I have already pointed out, it is paramount to find the cause of dark circles and choose treatment accordingly. Therefore, in coming section, I have listed the clues to identify the cause of your dark circles along with the corresponding brand suggestion of best eye creams that might help.

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