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Xanthelasma Removal Treatment


In this fast-growing world, we often forget to take care of ourselves. Giving priorities to everything except our health leads to the development of various health problems, diseases, and whatnot! It’s very important to be health conscious and maintain a healthy lifestyle, do exercises, and pay attention to food intake. Eating unhealthy and oily foods can develop cholesterol problems. Though cholesterol is needed for a healthy body, if it increases in level, it might affect your heart too. Sometimes cholesterol can affect your skin and even your eyes by causing vision problems. You can understand that you have high cholesterol if you notice xanthelasma on the corner of your eyes. It doesn’t cause any vision problems, but it’s still not good for your health as it can increase the risk of heart disease. That is why it is important to remove them as soon as possible; apart from the health problems, it is irritating and looks weird too. So, what exactly is xanthelasma and how do you get rid of it?

What does Xanthelasma mean?

It is a skin problem that is soft and yellowish in appearance; it looks like a tiny lump that occurs around the eyelids. It occurs due to the deposition of cholesterol beneath your skin. It could not only be a sign of cholesterol but also of diabetes.

Who is most likely to develop xanthelasma?

People with the following conditions are more likely to develop xanthelasma:

1. It occurs mostly in women,

2. Middle aged people can suffer from it,

3. If someone is smoking regularly,

4. If one has high blood pressure,

5. If you are obese,

6. People with diabetes,

7.Definitely the main cause is high cholesterol.

What are the different types of xenthalasma?

They can be of two types:

1. Flat or irregularly shaped

2. Soft or maybe hard

How can you get rid of them?

Though xanthelasma is not harmful for our eyes, it can look weird and make you feel less confident; in that case, it is important to remove it as soon as possible.

To remove them, eEpiderma Cosmetology & Laser Clinic provide you the safest and best option through RF cautery.

RF (radio frequency) Cautery helps to remove xanthelasma where a hand piece device is used That emits the radio waves and helps to produce heat to destroy the tissue forming skin Conditions.

Are the results permanent?

The result of RF cautery is permanent. It requires only one session. You can notice the healing of your treated area within 3 days. It might take 15 days in general to get the full result.

Are there any side effects in this treatment?

Side effects include:

1. Swelling of the treated area,

2. Skin discoloration,

3. You might feel pain in the area.

But, there is nothing to worry about as the above side effects are completely normal and will heal within 3 days.

Is the procedure painful?

Removing them can be a bit painful, but there is nothing to worry about as before the treatment, you will be given local anesthesia in the treated area to reduce the pain.

How much time does the whole procedure take?

The whole procedure takes nearly 15 minutes to half an hour. It might take some time more, depending on the size of the xanthelasma.

What after-care is required?

You are advised not to apply water to the treated area for at least 3 days. You will be given an ointment after the treatment, which you need to use as per the doctor’s advice.

What other options do you have for xanthelasma treatment?

Another option that can be used in order to remove them is the fractional CO2 laser. It helps remove xanthelasma with a laser that contains carbon dioxide. It uses a laser to emit a light that recognizes the damaged skin tissue, thus removing the tissue. This is a completely safe procedure, like the RF cautery.

In conclusion, it is really important to look after yourself if you want to live a healthy life. Being careless about yourself can lead to various health problems as well as skin conditions like Xanthelasma, which we have discussed today. We can help you get rid of this skin problem in the safest way possible, but after that, it is your duty to take care of yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle.



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