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What can cause cholesterol deposits around the eyes?
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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Dr. David F. Jaffe
Dermatology
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In brief: Xanthelasma
Lipid deposits around the eyes are called xanthelasma.
These may indicate an abnormality in circulating triglycerides but often occur in otherwise healthy individuals. They can be removed by your dermatologist by various means, including electrocautery, cryosurgery, chemical peeling and simple excision.

In brief: Xanthelasma
Lipid deposits around the eyes are called xanthelasma.
These may indicate an abnormality in circulating triglycerides but often occur in otherwise healthy individuals. They can be removed by your dermatologist by various means, including electrocautery, cryosurgery, chemical peeling and simple excision.
Dr. David F. Jaffe
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