Sunken eyes are usually just a result of aging, dehydration, or not getting enough sleep. But if they worsen over time despite your attempt to have a healthier lifestyle, and their aspect is affecting your confidence, then it is important to consult a doctor to define what are the causes and how to erase them. Learn about the causes of sunken eyes and how you get rid of them with the best aesthetic treatments at our clinic.
Noticing hollowing under the eyes, dark sunken eyes (dark circles underneath the eyes), and an overall tired or fatigued look in the face? This hollow-looking space and dark shadows under your eyes or on your lower eyelids are called sunken eyes. Most of the time, it’s not a medical problem and the causes may vary from your lifestyle to genetic disposition.
Hollow eyes: the causes
In fact, Aging is the number one cause of sunken eyes. As we get older, we lose fat, collagen, and bone density, resulting in a hollowing around the eyes. Dramatic weight loss and genetics are also other common causes of sunken eyes. On a daily basis, lack of sleep, dehydration, and sun exposure can also result in those dark sunken eyes, as the area under the eyes is thinner and more fragile and more likely to display certain stigmas such as fatigue or poor diet.
Sunken eyes treatments
To help erase sunken eyes, you can adjust your lifestyle allowing you enough sleep followed by a healthy diet and good hydration by increasing your water intake. But if those solutions are not getting rid of your sunken eyes and you still have those dark hollow circles, then aesthetic medicine treatments may be the right solution for you. A consultation with our aesthetic doctor will help you define the right treatment for you as there are invasive and non-invasive procedures to erase sunken eyes.
Derma filler is one of them. Also known as tear trough fillers, It’s a painless, minimal-invasive treatment that consists of injecting a naturally occurring substance known as hyaluronic acid into the tissue below the eye. How does it work?
Injecting hyaluronic acid directly into the tissue promotes collagen and elastin production which will fill out the sunken areas under the eyes, restoring lost volume in the tear trough zone While the procedure is safe and effective, the results are not permanent. So you'll need to go back for repeat treatments on a regular basis.
Cosmetic surgery is another option to consider if you want to achieve long-term results and get rid of sunken eyes for good. This includes facelift, brow-lifts, and blepharoplasty (lower eyelid surgery). This procedure can remove excess tissue under the eyes that is causing the sunken appearance but require a longer time recovery.