They can occur in adults of any age, although the peak incidence is between 50 and 60 years, and there are a number of ways you can undergo Xanthelasmata treatment. Woman are affected more commonly than men. Risk factors include diabtetes, raised cholesterol or blood pressure, smoking and obesity, so it is advisable to see your GP to check you don’t have any underlying medical condition which requires treatment, although for many, no underlying cause will be identified.
Xanthelasmata are not harmful and do not cause symptoms other than their cosmetic appearance but once they appear they do not go away (even if the underlying causes are addressed).
• Surgical excision
• Chemical removal
Recurrence is relatively common (up to 50%) however, retreatment is usually possible if this should be the case. For more information on Xanthelasmata treatment, please do get in touch.
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