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Cholesterol Deposits In Eyelids
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not many : I don't know of any remedied that dissolve cholesterol pockets. These can be removed in an office setting. ...Read more
I have 4 tiny raised spots on my eyelid. Can't tell if they're white or skin colored. Can this be something other than cholesterol induced?
Don't think you can: Would love to be proven wrong, but haven't heard of any way to remove these things, called xanthelasmas. ...Read more
Can you tell me how to get rid of the bad cholesterol that is starting and a grown blister on my eyelids?
Diet: 'Bad' cholesterol (LDL, VLDL & Triglycerides) can often be managed by tight diet control. Limit starches and fats in your diet. They may require medications to achieve safe levels. I usually recommend the DASH diet as a starting point.. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash/ ...Read more
Garlic helps some: I have no experience treating this and there is no formal research, but many patients report that topical garlic is effective, though it may sting and burn. See http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/xanthoma.Html measures to lower cholesterol usually help to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
Focus on Drivers: While xanthomas can be treated in various physical ways, as with most medicine, txs about symptoms, not health. Best check drivers because of many related issues. Rec: NMR particle test, optimize both LDL & HDL particle concentrations, e.g. Ldl 9 ?mol/l (not just chol, a sterol fat made by every cell & carried by all lipoprotein particles). Study: dietdoctor, lchf. ...Read more
What causes cholesterol deposits in the wall of the artery to rupture.Had 2 stents placed in LAD.100% blocked. 52yr.old well controlled type2 diabetic?
Many factors: The exact cause in a given individual is never known but factors known to increase the risk are: smoking, uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes (you have no control over this and better control doesn't help), and NOT taking a statin (statins stabilize plaques). High LDL and low HDL may contribute but the data is less clear. ...Read more
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