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Yellow shadow under eyelids?

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Dr. Ali Zaidi
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ali Zaidi
Dr. Ali Zaidi
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yellow eyelids

Please send much more information e.
g. Age, medical problems, medications , how long problem has been seen etc.

In brief: Yellow eyelids

Please send much more information e.
g. Age, medical problems, medications , how long problem has been seen etc.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not under the eye

Usually the yellow spots that are from cholesterol occur on the upper lid.
Pretty unusual to show up under the eye. You may be seeing the normal fat pads that we all have around the eyes pushing forward. In this case, surgery can be performed, but is cosmetic.

In brief: Not under the eye

Usually the yellow spots that are from cholesterol occur on the upper lid.
Pretty unusual to show up under the eye. You may be seeing the normal fat pads that we all have around the eyes pushing forward. In this case, surgery can be performed, but is cosmetic.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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