A 51-year-old female asked:
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causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
If in well defined: Patches these are xanthelasma, collection of colesterol under the skin.
Answered on May 19, 2019
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Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons.
Answered on May 19, 2019
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Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
these can sometimes be associated with an elevated cholesterol so I would have been checked
Dec 14, 2013

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