What is Xanthelasma?

Xanthelasma palpebrarum is a benign condition characterised by the development of soft, semisolid, yellow papules or plaques containing cholesterol. These deposits are typically found on the inner aspect of the eyes, most commonly along the corners of the upper and lower eyelids. Xanthelasma palpebrarum has been linked to various medical conditions, such as hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and thyroid dysfunction. 

Can Xanthelasma go away on its own?

No. A xanthelasma doesn’t go away without treatment. Instead, it stays the same size or gets bigger. You can’t pop or squeeze a xanthelasma like a pimple. 

What is the best treatment for xanthelasmas?

Xanthelasma removal by liquid nitrogen, cryopen. Multiple treatments may be needed. 

Treatment Cost

30 minutes £80