XANTHELASMA

It occurs on the eyelids, near the inner canthus.

Its length may be from 2-30mm. They are usually symmetrical and quite often they tend to merge.

Xanthelasma occurs mainly in middle aged women.

Many times it occurs in women who suffer from hepatic disease or cholecyst disease. They are also common among people with familial hypercholesterolemia, although over half of the people with xanthelasma have normal blood levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, and lipids.

The treatment is achieved through the use of CO2 Laser.

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