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Doctor insights on: How To Remove Cholesterol Deposits Under The Eyes

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How to remove cholesterol deposits on eyelids?

How to remove cholesterol deposits on 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 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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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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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 an eye exam and lipids were found in my cornea but my total cholesterol is 178. Should I worry?

I recently had an 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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How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

How to get rid of dark circles under the eyes?

Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be from:allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetics, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: only mask condition. What helps: 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist helps. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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What causes loose skin under the eyes? How you prevent or treat this?

What causes loose skin under the eyes? How you prevent or treat this?

Aging: As we age and have sun damage, there will be a tendency to have excess skin on the lower eyelids. Early in the game sun block will help. As more skin is present, then skin resurfacing or eyelid surgery might be necessary. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I just had bleph eye surgery and I have eye swelling under the eyes that won't go down with ice, etc. They are little eye sacks of fluid.

I just had bleph eye surgery and I have eye swelling under the eyes that won't go down with ice, etc. They are little eye sacks of fluid.

Normal for now: It is normal to have significant bruising and swelling for up to a week post-op. It usually goes down readily thereafter. Just keep doing what you are with head elevation-for the first 72 hours. After that, it will just improve gradually. ...Read more

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