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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
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
Wart remover: I wouldn't use a wart remover on xanthelasma. ...Read more
I have xanthelasma.. It firstly appeared on right eye but now it is appearing on left eye. Is there any medicine that i can use to remove them??
I am a 60 year old who has xanthelasma on both upper eye lids that is white/yellowish patch about the size of a cashew. What can do to remove it?
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
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