Aa
A
A
A
Close
Dermatology Community
53.8k Members
681361 tn?1226582067

Colorless Skin Under Eyes

About 3 months ago I noticed that the skin under my eyes was losing its color. Over time the condition has worsened. I did have a bad case of athletes foot and jock itch and maybe after I treated it I inadvertently rubbed my eyes and the fungus spread to the area of concern. Please help and thanks!
1 Responses
Avatar universal
Hi

The causes for hypopigmentation under eyes can be fungal infection, lupus, hereditary conditions like oculocerebral syndrome with hypopigmentation, oculocutaneous albinism (OCA) and few other causes.

In lupus, the patients are generally healthy and whitish skin hypopigmentations are seen in the region around the mouth (around the left eye and angles of mouth). The diagnosis is generally difficult and may be confused with other conditions. You should seek a dermatologist opinion for your condition as it is impossible to comment on the exact cause without history, examination and tests.

Take care

Have an Answer?
Top Dermatology Answerers
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Learn to identify and prevent bites from summer’s most common pests.
Doctors argue for legislation to curb this dangerous teen trend in the latest Missouri Medicine report.
10 ways to keep your skin healthy all winter long
How to get rid of lumpy fat on your arms, hips, thighs and bottom
Diet “do’s” and “don’ts” for healthy, radiant skin.
Images of rashes caused by common skin conditions