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Ramla Moughal
Rabia Ghafoor
Maria Naseer
Hadia Akram
Vinesha Devi
Alina Ahmed


Platelet-rich plasma, infraorbital dark circle, Facial skin rejuvenation, success outcomes.


Infraorbital dark circles are not medically significant, but they are unsightly for many people, especially women, and can arise at any age. PRP speeds wound healing and tissue regeneration.

Objective: To determine outcome of PRP treatment in patients with infraorbital dark circles.

Study Design: This Descriptive study was held in the Dermatology Department of JPMC, Karachi from 31st December 2020 to 30th June 21.

Methods: Patients gave verbal agreement to prospectively collect data. 76 diagnostically qualified patients were included. Quantitative data was given as standard deviation and mean and qualitative factors as percentages and frequency. To determine how effect modifiers affected the result variable, stratification was used. Post stratification chi square test was applied taking p-value ≤0.05 as significant.

Results: This study comprised 76 patients who met inclusion and exclusion criteria. The average age and duration of dark circles in our study were 47.14±8.49 years and 5.72±2.24 months. There were 62 (81.6%) successful outcomes and 14 (18.4%) unsuccessful outcomes.

Conclusion: Platelet-rich plasma improves infraorbital dark circles and is best and noninvasive.

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