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White to Yellow Spots on Lower Left Eyelid Suddenly Appear


Posted by coffe300am

I just woke up one morning and they were there. About a month ago. No pain or irritation. Right under the skin.  They haven't grown or faded. The other eyelid is fine. My friends and family tell me I'm just getting older and they're problably fat spots. Any suggestions as to how to get rid of them? I'm a 49 year old white male.   

Spots on lower Eyelid

 
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thank you.. i woke up wit this yellow under both my eyes one mornin, not sore but unsightly.. and i am a 37 yr old female.. how do i get rid of it???
Thank you Dr. Geof. I will get it checked out.

The medical term for fatty deposits under the skin is xanthelasma. These can run in families, and they can be a sign of high cholesterol level. See the Wellpedia entry for the symptoms of high

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