Fat deposits in skin over eyelids and other regions is called xantholesma. It’s an indication that fat and cholesterol content in blood is on higher side.
Frequently Asked Questions
Fulguration or burning with laser or radiofrequency would help.
If done by an expert using high quality machines, there are no side effects. No, laser won’t affect eyes in any ways, since it won’t penetrate skin beyond a millimeter.
In case xantholesma is very broad, it’s followed by suturing. Suture is removed after 7 to 10 days.No since done after local anesthesia. There won’t be any pain even after anesthesia effect wanes off.
Depending on the size and number of lesions, it can take anywhere between half an hour to an hour.
An antibiotic cream and oral antibiotic course is prescribed for next 3 to 5 days after surgery. No rest period is required.