Xanthelasma is a dermal patch that usually surrounds a client’s eye region, whereas Xanthomas are fat-filled bumps or lumps that commonly appear on other parts of the body.
Xanthelasma is a yellowish patch that appears on the inside border of the eyelids on both sides. It is located under the dermal surface and does not produce itching or discomfort.
It does not harm the body and is not considered dangerous; the plaques are not harmful to the skin’s operation.
Typically caused by high cholesterol levels, also known as hypercholesterolemia, it can be brought on by a variety of external triggers, but it can also be passed down from the ancestral tree using your DNA, in which case it is referred to as ‘familial’ hypercholesterolemia.