Dark circles eyelids

Volume loss in the lower eyelid groove casts a shadow that cannot be corrected with correctors or sleeping.


Antes: Ojera Marcada y Dermatocalasia
Before: Marked eyecup and dermatochalasis
Después: Transposición Grasa y Blefaroplastia Superior
After: Upper blepharoplasty and fat transposition

What causes it?

The main causes responsible for the discoloration on the eyecup may be sinking, vascular transparency or melanin pigmentation.


How does it manifest?

Dark circles cause a more tired and aged look, with a darkening of the skin under the eyes.


How can it be corrected?

A good exploration of the eyecup is essential to determine the causes of discoloration, sagging, melanin pigmentation or vascular transparency to enable us to define the appropriate treatment.

The eyecup is an area with a very thin, delicate skin, we recommend that it should be treated by oculoplastic specialists.

One of the treatments to correct the eyecup is solving the default volume with Restylane, lipostructure or by surgical techniques such as lower eyelid fat transposition (we use the eyelid’s own fat to correct the patient’s depth that comes with age). These techniques allow us to improve the contour eyelid-cheek getting a harmonious rejuvenation of the lower eyelid and the correction of the eyecup.

When the eyecup is secondary to hyper-pigmentation we will treat it with topical depigmenting agents at a skin level under medical supervision.


If you are tired of having increasingly deep wrinkles, unsightly stains, or just have a question about how to rejuvenate your eyes, remember that you can send us your case through our inquiry form on-line. The doctor will reply as soon as possible.

If you prefer to make an appointment with Dr. Estrella Fernández in Palma de Mallorca, remember that the first informative consultation on aesthetics is free of charge.  Dr. Estrella Fernandez will carry out a thorough examination to determine the best technique to handle your particular case and will provide you with the necessary details and recommendations adapted to it.


Both the surgical and non-surgical techniques we apply are mildly invasive, painless, and provide a fast recovery. The results are spectacular, natural and permanent.


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The diagnosis we will send you will be an approach and will never replace a visit with a thorough examination, but may be useful as guidance for both patients and medical staff.

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