Physiological and lifestyle factors contributing to risk and severity of peri-orbital dark circles in the Brazilian population*

@inproceedings{Matsui2015PhysiologicalAL,
  title={Physiological and lifestyle factors contributing to risk and severity of
peri-orbital dark circles in the Brazilian population*},
  author={Mary Steidl Matsui and S{\'e}rgio Schalka and Garrett W. Vanderover and Christina G. Fthenakis and J Birchard Christopher and Patr{\'i}cia Camarano Pinto Bombarda and Juliana Regina Bueno and Bianca Lenci In{\'a}cio Viscomi and M{\'a}rio S{\'e}rgio Bombarda J{\'u}nior},
  booktitle={Anais brasileiros de dermatologia},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Peri-orbital dark circles are a cosmetic concern worldwide, and have been attributed to hyperpigmentation from allergy or atopic dermatitis, blood stasis, structural shadowing effects, and a thin epidermis/dermis under the eye. It is of interest to better understand lifestyle and demographic risk factors and the relative impact of melanin, blood and epidermal/dermal factors on the severity of Peri-orbital dark circles. OBJECTIVE To compare by non-invasive imaging the impact of… CONTINUE READING
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