Xanthelasma are yellowish-white lumps of fatty material accumulated under the skin on the inner parts of your upper and lower eyelids. The plaques contain lipids, or fats, including cholesterol, and usually appear symmetrically between your eyes and nose.
How do I get rid of a cholesterol bump on my eyelid?
Cholesterol deposits around the eyes can be surgically removed. The growths usually cause no pain or discomfort, so a person will likely request removal for cosmetic reasons....Surgical options include:surgical excision.carbon dioxide and argon laser ablation.chemical cauterization.electrodesiccation.cryotherapy.
How do I get rid of fat deposits on my eyelids?
Treatment for cholesterol deposits around your eyesSurgical excision using a very small blade is typically the first option to remove one of these growths. Chemical cauterization uses chlorinated acetic acids and can remove the deposits without leaving much scarring.Cryotherapy used repeatedly can destroy xanthelasma.
Will xanthelasma go away on its own?
Once present, xanthelasma does not usually go away on its own. In fact, lesions frequently grow larger and more numerous. Xanthelasma is usually not itchy or tender. Individuals with xanthelasma are usually most concerned with their cosmetic appearance.