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I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?

I have uncomplicated Xanthelasma on both lower eye lids. Looking for non surgical treatment in NJ preferably using TCA. Anyone know of any NJ doctors?

Are you sure?: In my experience, xanthelasma are uncommon on the lower lids. Have you seen an ophthalmologist for evaluation? You should. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for xanthelasma trying to avoid surgery heard garlic was good?

Is there any home remedies for xanthelasma trying to avoid surgery heard garlic was good?

No: There are no home remedies for xanthalasma! garlic will not help.U need antlilpedemic drugs to prevent recurrence after surgery if u have hyperlipedimia.At times if u treat hyperlipedimia, the lesion might disappear spontaneously.Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you have xanthelasma and not have high cholesterol?

Can you have xanthelasma and not have high cholesterol?

Of course: Despite the pop wisdom, the correlation between xanthelasma (fatty deposits near the eyes) and having high cholesterol is only slight. Anecdotally, i've had two friends whose xanthelasma has disappeared when they undertook fitness training, but this is hardly science. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is xanthelasma?

What is xanthelasma?

Yellow spots by eyes: These are made of macrophages (scavenger cells) filled with lipids. No one really understands them, and probably too much has been made of their connection with blood lipid problems. Plural is xanthelasmata. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy to get rid of xanthelasma?

Is there a natural remedy to get rid of xanthelasma?

NO: There are treatments at a dermatologist office, usually scraping off the deposits, leaving scabs which heal in 10 days. More important you need a blood test to measure cholesterol, ldl, hdl, and triglycerides. Then you should probably lose weight, exercise more, take a chewable baby aspirin, and begin a statin pill to reduce your risk of stroke or heart disease. Your blood pressure should be about. ...Read more

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I have a yellow mark on my eyelid...I've googled and it says xanthelasma, and it indicates heart disease :-( and heart attack looming..I'm 33?

I have a yellow mark on my eyelid...I've googled and it says xanthelasma, and it indicates heart disease :-( and heart attack looming..I'm 33?

Perhaps: Wouldn't it be simple if you could just go to the internet and become a physician. That what the insurance companies would like you to do! If, what you have concerns you, might I suggest a consultation with a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or family physician to see exactly what that yellow mark is? ...Read more