Primary Factors Contributing to Dark Circles Under Eyes

Primary Factors Contributing to Dark Circles Under Eyes
Published on, 22 April, 2024. Answered by Dr. Anna Chacon and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,

What are the main factors that contribute to the development of dark circles under the eyes?

Answered by Dr. Anna Chacon

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Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.

Dark circles are commonly linked to tiredness, sleep deprivation, and fatigue. However, other extrinsic and lifestyle factors also contribute. These include illness/infections, atopy and allergies, stress, hormonal changes, chronic eye area irritation, eye strain, UV light exposure, dehydration, poor nutrition, vitamin deficiency, excessive alcohol consumption, and smoking.

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