𝗫𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘀𝗺𝗮 𝗽𝗮𝗹𝗽𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗿𝘂𝗺 (𝗫𝗣) are essentially lipid deposits, or 𝘆𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀, that are most commonly seen on the eyelids. They are more common in women and usually seen in the fourth and fifth decades.
Xanthelasmas can be associated with high levels of 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗼𝗹 in the blood or inherited 𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗶𝗱 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀 that are related to 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲. The most important thing to do if you think you might have XPs is seeing your doctor. The 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗼𝗻𝗲𝗻𝘁 of the Xanthelasma can be treated anytime, but the priority is to make sure your health isn’t in any way at risk. We would be delighted to help you should you need any advice.