Xanthelasma Treatment

What is Xanthelasma?

A xanthelasma is a harmless yellow bump that occurs on or near the eyelid skin. It is a xanthoma or cholesterol deposit that could be semi-solid, soft or chalky. Some of the most common xanthelasma treatment options include chemical peels, Radiofrequency and surgery.

However, lifestyle changes like lowering high cholesterol levels, avoiding tobacco products, maintaining a healthy weight and controlling diabetes can also help.

Xanthelesma as small whitish yellowish lesion around eyes due to deposition of fatly substances on & under the skin.

It is present near the eye. It is seen as depigmented lesion. In 50% patients, no abnormality is seen in blood lipid level. Triglycerol level is raised such patient is asked to have cardiologist opinion. Ultra-Pulse® fractional  CO2 laser can be used to treat xanthelasma cases effectively to eradicate it completely in one sitting.

Xanthelasma Causes

Some common causes of xanthelasma include diabetes, high blood pressure, and a family history of high cholesterol. Xanthelasma can occur between the ages of 20 and 70. But most patients of xanthelasma belong to the mid-30s to the mid-50s.

At Clear Skin, we provide effective xanthelasma treatment. Our dermatologists diagnose the condition to determine the appropriate treatment. The accurate diagnosis our dermatologists conduct and the various treatment options we provide, enable us to deliver effective results. These results are evident from our xanthelasma laser removal before and after photos. Take a look at them.

Xanthelasma laser treatment is a procedure used to remove xanthelasma, which are yellowish cholesterol deposits found under the skin, usually on or around the eyelids. The procedure involves the use of a laser to precisely target and eliminate these deposits. Here’s a point-based procedure outline for xanthelasma laser treatment:

Stage Procedure Steps
Pre-Treatment Evaluation - Consultation with a specialist
- Review of medical history
- Selection of laser type
Preparation - Obtaining informed consent
- Taking pre-treatment photos
- Cleaning the skin
- Applying anesthesia
Laser Treatment Process - Applying eye shields for protection
- Adjusting laser settings
- Precise application of the laser on xanthelasma
- Monitoring and adjusting treatment as necessary
Post-Treatment Care - Applying cooling pack or cream
- Providing wound care instructions
- Advising on activity restrictions
- Scheduling follow-up visits
Recovery and Monitoring - Informing about the healing period
- Educating on signs of complications
- Recommending long-term care for prevention
Outcome Assessment - Evaluating treatment results
- Discussing the need for additional treatments
- Planning for the management of potential recurrence


Achieving Stunning Results with Laser & Cosmetic Treatment

Laser treatment for Xanthelasma offers a modern, effective approach to dealing with these yellowish cholesterol deposits that typically appear around the eyelids. Here are six benefits of using laser treatment for Xanthelasma:

Laser treatment allows for precise targeting of the Xanthelasma plaques without causing significant damage to the surrounding skin. This precision helps in effectively reducing the appearance of these plaques, providing a clearer and more uniform skin appearance.

Compared to traditional surgical methods, laser treatment is less invasive. There are no incisions involved, which minimizes the risk of infection and scarring. This approach also reduces the discomfort associated with the procedure.

Laser treatments are typically quick, often completed within minutes, and do not require a long recovery time. Patients can usually return to their daily activities shortly after the procedure, making it a convenient option for those with busy schedules.

Since lasers offer controlled precision, there is a lower risk of scarring compared to other removal methods. This benefit is particularly important for treatments around sensitive areas like the eyes, where scars can be more noticeable and problematic.

By effectively reducing the size and visibility of Xanthelasma plaques, laser treatment can significantly improve the cosmetic appearance of the eyelids. This improvement can enhance self-confidence and reduce the psychological impact of visible Xanthelasma.

When combined with lifestyle changes and proper management of underlying conditions such as hyperlipidemia, laser treatment for Xanthelasma can offer long-term results. Patients may experience a lasting reduction in the recurrence of these plaques, especially when contributing factors are adequately controlled.

About Specialist

Dr. Pramod Hari Mahajan

Dr. Pramod Hari Mahajan is a highly esteemed Laser and Cosmetic Surgeon in North Maharashtra. With certification from the Australian Board and over 40 years of experience.

He is a skilled practitioner of advanced cosmetic and laser procedures. As a former Professor of Surgery at M. H. Medical College, Nashik. Dr. Mahajan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his practice, ensuring the highest quality of care for his patients.

Mrs. Archana Bharambe Working Woman

"I had dark circles under my eyes for years and tried everything, but nothing worked until I tried laser treatment at this clinic. The results were amazing, and my skin around my eyes looks much smoother and younger. The staff were professional and friendly, and the treatment was painless and quick. I highly recommend this clinic for anyone struggling with dark circles."

Mrs. Asha Kulkarni Home Maker

"I am so happy with the anti-aging treatment I received at this clinic. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly, and they helped me design a customized treatment plan that addressed my specific concerns. After just a few sessions, I noticed a significant improvement in the texture and tone of my skin, and I feel much more confident and youthful."

Mr. Harshal Bhardwaj Businessman

"I struggled with acne and acne scars for years and was feeling hopeless until I tried laser treatment at this clinic. The results were truly remarkable, and my skin has never looked better. The staff were professional and knowledgeable, and they made me feel comfortable throughout the entire process. I highly recommend this clinic to anyone struggling with acne or acne scars."

Miss. Shabana Khan Student

"I had always been self-conscious about my appearance, but after visiting this clinic for cosmetic and laser surgery, I feel like a new person. The staff were friendly and supportive, and they helped me choose the right procedures to achieve my desired results. The surgery itself was quick and painless, and the results exceeded my expectations. I am so grateful to this clinic for giving me the confidence I always wanted."

Miss. Ira Chaudhari Student

"I had been struggling with melasma and uneven skin tone for years and was feeling hopeless until I tried laser treatment at this clinic. The staff were knowledgeable and professional, and they helped me design a customized treatment plan that targeted my specific concerns. After just a few sessions, I noticed a significant improvement in the fairness and clarity of my skin. I highly recommend this clinic to anyone struggling with melasma or uneven skin tone."

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Xanthelasma Laser Treatment

The FAQs provide essential insights into laser treatment for Xanthelasma, addressing common concerns about the procedure’s effectiveness, discomfort level, and potential for recurrence. They offer a foundational understanding for individuals considering this treatment option for improving eyelid appearance.

Answer: Xanthelasma are yellowish cholesterol deposits that typically appear on or around the eyelids. Laser treatment helps by precisely targeting and vaporizing these deposits, reducing their appearance without significant damage to surrounding skin. This method is effective for improving the cosmetic appearance of the affected areas.

Answer: Most patients experience minimal discomfort during laser treatment for Xanthelasma. A topical anesthetic may be applied to the treatment area to minimize pain. The sensation felt during the procedure is often described as a slight stinging or warmth.

Answer: The number of sessions required varies depending on the size, depth, and number of Xanthelasma plaques, as well as the patient's response to treatment. Some cases may see significant improvement with just one session, while others might require multiple treatments. Your specialist will provide an estimated treatment plan after an initial assessment.

Answer: Common side effects include temporary redness, swelling, and mild discomfort in the treated area. There's also a low risk of hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin) or hypopigmentation (lightening of the skin), especially in individuals with darker skin tones. These side effects are typically temporary and can be minimized with proper post-treatment care.

Answer: Recovery time is generally short, with most patients able to resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure. Any redness or swelling usually subsides within a few days. However, it's important to follow your specialist's aftercare instructions, including avoiding direct sunlight and using prescribed ointments, to ensure optimal healing.

Answer: While laser treatment is effective in removing existing Xanthelasma plaques, it does not prevent new ones from forming. The recurrence of Xanthelasma depends on individual factors, including genetics and the management of underlying conditions such as high cholesterol. Adopting healthy lifestyle changes and regular monitoring can help reduce the risk of recurrence.

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