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Sunken Eyes

Definition: V-shaped depressions under the eyes (that sometimes extend to the cheekbones) which may appear dark depending on the light. They’re caused by a loss of fat between the lower eyelids and the cheekbones, resulting in a loss of volume. This phenomenon is usually due to the natural ageing process.
Internal and external causes: Age-related, genetics, after significant weight loss.
How to reduce or eliminate: Aesthetic medicine (hyaluronic acid or botox injections), cosmetic surgery (cheek lift, lipostructure for dark circles); use concealer to cover the shadows that sunken dark circles create.
Preventative steps to take: Moisturise around your eyes with moisturising products enriched with antioxidants (Q10, prickly pear oil, hyaluronic acid, etc).