Dark circles under eyes

Patient

Q: Hi. I have very dark circles under my eyes, like a blue red colour. They are not there due to a lack of sleep, and I don't think I am deficit in iron etc. It basially just looks like my skin pigmentation has changed colour. I didn't have them 2 3years ago and i'm 24 yrs old so don't see it as a sign of aging. Just wondered if you could tell me likely causes for them and what if anything can be done. I've see some skin lightening cream, could this work? Or eye cream with retinol and vitamin k?

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