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Dr. S. Attili, Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MRCP (Dermatology), Int. Board Certification in Dermatopathology
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hi, i have dark skin between the corner of my eyes and my nose

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hi, i have dark skin between the corner of my eyes and my nose ....it stand out and i am wondering what causes this...i dont have circles under me eyes...regards koula
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 3 years ago.

Dr.Sasi Attili :

hi

Dr.Sasi Attili :

are you able to upload a picture please?

Customer :

sorry..i dont have a camera where i am at the moment to take a photo..

Dr.Sasi Attili :

no rush. Are you able to upload a pic later on in the day?

Customer :

unfortunately no as i don't have a camera to take a photo...i am away with work and don't carry a camera with me...

Dr.Sasi Attili :

ok. if you don't have dark circles, the only other possibilty I can think of is a condition called melasma

Dr.Sasi Attili :

please have a look at this link http://www.dermnetnz.org/colour/melasma.html

Dr.Sasi Attili :

do the pictures match?

Customer :

no they don't...i will try and get a photo taken by a colleague's mobile phone and send it to you...how do upload the photo on this forum?

Dr.Sasi Attili :

you just need to click on the paper clip sign and can upload pics

Dr.Sasi Attili :

please do that and I shall get back to you.

Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
hi, find attached photo...
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 3 years ago.
Sorry I can't seem to see it attached here. Can you?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
sorry, i cannot see the paperclip...where is it located?
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 3 years ago.
its just in the toolbar above your chatbox, beside the you tube icon.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
sorry i cannot see this icon....
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 3 years ago.

Ok. Alternatively you could upload the photos to picasa web albums or flickr and send me the link. if that is not possible please email just answer customer service the pic and mark it for the attention of Dr.Sasi Attili. However that usually takes 24 hours to reach me.

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