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How to remove cholesterol deposits on eye lids?

How to remove cholesterol deposits on eye lids?

Xanthremover: These are called xanthelasma. I usually refer to ophtho or plastic surgery. There are methods I've heard that are available called xanthremover and that is on youtube. I am not an expert. Try to watch it, talk to your doctor and get an opinion. Those are the eyes you have to worry about, so get the safest one for yourself. ...Read more

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What can cause cholesterol deposits around the eyes?

What can cause cholesterol deposits around the eyes?

Eyelid xanthoma: There is usually a familial tendency and the only cure is surgical removal if it presents a cosmetic problem. Diet and cholesterol medicines are ineffective. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of unsightly cholesterol ring in the eyes?

Surgery: Cholesterol rings of the eyelids are removed with a surgical procedure tightening the eyelid skin, it removes wrinkles as well. ...Read more

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I'm 47 years old, earlier my eyes are turning tumor, what is the reason? I did tests and cholesterol is high is this the problem or it's another problem?

I'm 47 years old, earlier my eyes are turning tumor, what is the reason? I did tests and cholesterol is high is this the problem or it's another problem?

Eye tumor?: Hi. Eye tumors need IMMEDIATE attention. Vision may be lost! Very few types of high cholesterol can cause deposits in the skin AROUND (not IN) the eyes called xanthelasma. If you have a tumor IN the eye, an ophthalmologist must have diagnosed it. PLEASE follow up with that, or another, ophthalmologist. This could need immediate attention. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does having high cholesterol makes eye floater become more disturbing?

No.: Cholestrol can be a component of asteroid hyalosis. It is thought to be unrelated to circulating cholesterol levels. So eye floaters are not directly influenced by high cholesterol. ...Read more

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I recently had a eye exam and lipids were found in my cornea but my total cholesterol is 178. Should I worry?

I recently had a eye exam and lipids were found in my cornea but my total cholesterol is 178. Should I worry?

Nor really: As long is your cholesterol is normal then there is no worry. If it was high then you need to treat your cholesterol level. The deposit called arcus which is harmless. ...Read more

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Since fish oil contains fat, is it still good for you - does it cause or prevent plaque? Taking 2g for dry eye/BP/cholesterol and it seems to help.

Since fish oil contains fat, is it still good for you - does it cause or prevent plaque? Taking 2g for dry eye/BP/cholesterol and it seems to help.

Yes: Some OTC Fish oil tablets do have high Fat content which are not enough Omega 3/6. If you have prescription strength Fish oil like Lovaza, other fat content is minimal This does help bring down Triglycerides and LDL. Helps prevent the Plaqque build up in arteries. It should be associated with CV exercise and healthy dietary habit, ...Read more

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I am a Caucasian 60-yr-old woman with high cholesterol, taking turmeric, consuming no cholesterol foods, no alcohol or drugs but have yellow eyes, why?

I am a Caucasian 60-yr-old woman with high cholesterol, taking turmeric, consuming no cholesterol foods, no alcohol or drugs but have yellow eyes, why?

See a doctor: Yellow appearance of the eyes is not normal and may indicate jaundice- a sign of excess accumulation of bile pigment. This could signal serious disease and should prompt a visit to a health care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a cholesterol granuloma of the petrous apex, lately I have had the sensation that someone is pushing down on my head. Not painful, just weird.?

I have a cholesterol granuloma of the petrous apex, lately I have had the sensation that someone is pushing down on my head. Not painful, just weird.?

Cholesterol Granulom: You were diagnosed with having a cholesterol granuloma? How big is it? Do you have surgery planned? With your new symptoms, you need to see your otologist asap. Cholesterol granulomas tend to expand. Additionally, the body reacts to the cholesterol as a foreign body causing an inflammatory reaction. Expansion and inflammation risk bone destruction & injury to hearing, and vital nerves. ...Read more

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I've been having stiff neck problem for almost a week now. I can't turn my head properly. Usually it took only a day or two. I checked my cholesterol.?

I've been having stiff neck problem for almost a week now. I can't turn my head properly. Usually it took only a day or two. I checked my cholesterol.?

Torticolis: Cholesterol shouldn't have anything to do with a stiff neck. It sounds as though you have strained the neck muscles leaving them in spasm. Time and anti-inflammatory medications such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin may be useful in relaxing the tissue to normal. Failing that, you may want to look into osteopathic or chiropractic manipulation. Daily exercise can help avoid this problem before it occurs. ...Read more

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I have lot of pimples on back side of my head. Is it because of high cholesterol?

I have lot of pimples on back side of my head. Is it because of high cholesterol?

Doubtful: At you age, having Skin manifestations of high cholesterol (usually seen in the eye area) would be unlikely, and is probably something else. Pimples of course are a possibility since you called them pimples, but a true diagnosis on any skin condition can not be made over the computer and really would need a clinical exam. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been feeling nausea, pressure in my head ans weak I have high cholesterol and migraines?

I have been feeling nausea, pressure in my head ans weak I have high cholesterol and migraines?

Nausea can be due to: Migraine can be the cause of pressure in the head and nausea. Cholestrol does not cause any of these symptoms. ...Read more