The skin is very thin around the eyes. It means that the slightest change in your sleep or diet, this slight change in schedule can cause dark circles and puffiness. Dark circles refer to the round, shadowy pigmentation of the skin underneath the eyes. In fact, dark circles are sometimes called “allergic shiners” (allergies are often the cause for congested sinuses)
There are four main conditions which cause problems around the eyes:
Crow's Feet are the fine lines that radiate from the corners of your eyes. They are the dynamic wrinkles, they are most noticeable when you contract the muscles in your face, such as when you Smile or squint. Many factors contribute to crow’s feet including smoking, squinting, menopause and sun exposure, but whatever the cause, the result is Wrinkled, sagging skin. The more you are protected from harmful ultraviolet radiation, the more pigment you have in your skin. This is why people with lighter skin will tend to have more crow's feet than the darker skin.
Treatment may include Dysport, Laser Resurfacing, Botox and Chemical Peels, depending on the cause and severity of your individual condition.
This results from volume loss in the infraorbital region. The volume loss in the infra orbital region can cause a dark shadow under the eye that result in the 'dark circles under the eyes', and which can make you look chronically tired. In order to overcome this problem, the volume must be replaced. A simple and excellent remedy is dermal fillers like Juvederm and Restylane.
In order to correct this problem your skin must be tighten by adding elastin and collagen to the dermis. This can be achieved in a couple of effective ways, such as Laser treatments like Pixel Perfect and medical grade skin care products.
This can be from the shadowing of the deep tear troughs mentioned above or vascularit (small blood vessels), or it can be from blue reticular veins or even excess pigment. Treatment may include Pixel or IPL (Intense Pulsed Light), or dermal fillers.