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Doctor insights on: Deposits In Eyelids

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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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Xanthomas on eye lids.TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70, LDL 164, CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?

Xanthomas on eye lids.TC 252, TG 92, HDL 70,  LDL 164,  CHOL/HDL RATIO 3.6. Good diet & Ex. Can mild elevation cause deposits or inflammation in body?

Xanthomas from lipid: A Xanthoma looks like a yellow bump with well-defined borders that can appear anywhere on the body, and is associated with elevated blood lipids from a variety of causes, including hyperlipidemia, diabetes, pancreatitis, liver problems, certain cancers. Xanthelasma are flat yellow irregular growths on the eyelids which are not necessarily from increased lipids. The growths themselves are harmless. ...Read more

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A doctor told me that i had calcium deposites in my eye (underneath the eyelid) because i had a feeling of a strange body, could this be true?

A doctor told me that i had calcium deposites in my eye (underneath the eyelid) because i had a feeling of a strange body, could this be true?

Concretions: You probably do have calcium deposits usually at the transition zone between the cartilage of the lid and the softer area above that. We are not sure why they form but they can be felt sometimes. Your ophthalmologist can remove them in the office if they are bothering you. We call them concretions. ...Read more

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What are double eyelids?

What are  double eyelids?

Western eyelid: Eyelids which have a higher crease are said to be double eyelids. In caucasians, the eyelid crease is 7-10mm above the eyelashes and when open there are two distinct portions of the lid separated by a crease. In asian eyelids, the crease is generally much lower, often so low that even when open, the crease disappears by the eyelashes. Double eyelid surgery creates a higher crease. ...Read more

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What causes eyelids to swell?

What causes eyelids to swell?

Inflammation: Inflammation from any cause may stimulate lid swelling. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. See your eye doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure dry flaky eyelids?

Eyelids : Either see ophthalmologist or dermatologist. Can be reaction to make up. Fungus, skin mites. ...Read more

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What can cause eyelids to flicker?

What can cause eyelids to flicker?

Blepharospasm: The flicker in your eyelid is a condition called blepharospasm. This is caused by nerves firing uncontrollably, stimulating your orbicularis muscle to contract. If this doesn't resolve on its own, the treatment is Botox injections to these areas, the effect of the Botox will last approximately 3-4 months before its recurs. ...Read more

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Can I use podowartpaint on eyelids?

Can I use podowartpaint on eyelids?

Treats genital warts: Podophyllin resin binds to the tubulin dimers and inhibits the polymerization causing disassembly of microtubule structure. Disruption of the microtubules arrests mitosis in metaphase. Thus it removes genital warts by stopping cell growth. It is a caustic resin & gets absorbed sustemically local application. In eyes can cause corneal and conjunctival damage. ...Read more

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Why is my body twiching and my eyelids?

Twitching: Usually happens with fatigue, lack of sleep or electrolyte deficiency. ...Read more

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Why are my eyelids really pink and dry?

Why are my eyelids really pink and dry?

The most common: The most common cause of redness, itching and dryness of eyelids is blepharitis, which is inflammation of the eyelash base and eyelids. Can be caused by allergies, bacteria, or associated with skin conditions such as psoriasis, rosacea, or eczema. Lid scrubs with dilute baby shampoo is the best rx. www.2020vision.com/blepharitis.html. ...Read more