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Yellow shadow under eyelids?

Yellow shadow under eyelids?

Could be cholesterol: Xanthelasma is a condition in which cholesterol deposits in the eyelids. This may be associated with high levels of cholesterol in the blood. However, many patients with these yellow deposits have normal cholesterol. You should see an eye doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get your cholesterol level checked. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

Temporary?: What you are describing is usually temporary and related to the last stages of bruising. Otherwise, best to run this concern by your plastic surgeon, since I have not experienced this concern long-term. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes discolored in some areas, especially between eyelid? Yellow spots not raised. Not jaundiced - no bilirubin in urine.

Why are the whites of my eyes discolored in some areas, especially between eyelid? Yellow spots not raised. Not jaundiced - no bilirubin in urine.

Yellow conjunctiva: Hmmm. all of my eyes are between my eyeliner. Need good picture. Recommend you ask your Dr to look and tell about your concern. You can also google yellow spots on conjunctive and look at images to see if you can match up. But better to show to your Dr. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very small little white or yellow in color bumps on my upper eyelids. What is that?

What to do if I have very small little white or yellow in color bumps on my upper eyelids. What is that?

Milia: Milia, pin-head sized white bumps around the eyes are tiny cysts of clogged oil glands. They can occur for no reason or from ising greasy cream or lotion. Doctors can get ris of them relatively painlessly with a needle to extract the hard white material inside. ...Read more

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When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

Yellowish plaque: Yellowish color on the white of the eye can indicate inflammation, tissue degeneration or cholesterol deposition. If not associated with pain or vision change this can be observed. If there is discomfort then it can be treated. ...Read more

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The upper part of my eyelids, just below my eyebrow, is yellow. Why? Its not bothersome, more curiosity. Thanks!

The upper part of my eyelids, just below my eyebrow, is yellow.  Why? Its not bothersome, more curiosity. Thanks!

Xanthalasma: It's possible that the yellowish raised lesions you have are xanthalasmata. Benign and partially a heredity basis, they can be removed and sometimes may be an indication of high levels of blood lipids. They are more common in asians and individuals of mediterranean descent. ...Read more

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I noticed a small indentation on my lower eyelid a few months ago and now when I pull the lid down there is a yellow patch should I be worried ?

I noticed a small indentation on my lower eyelid a few months ago and now when I pull the lid down there is a yellow patch should I be worried ?

Not really: It can be a cyst like sty which is less likely in your case as it is painful and there is a swelling of eye lid. It can be a chalzian cyst. If it is bothering you better to see an eye specialist to be sure. ...Read more

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