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Doctor insights on: What Can Cause Cholesterol Deposits Around The Eyes

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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 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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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 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