Double board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon, Gregory D. Lewen, M.D., offers eyelid surgery for men and women in Miami, Aventura, and the surrounding areas of Florida. Dr. Lewen is one of the few plastic surgeons in the area who specializes in plastic surgery of the eyes.

Xanthelasma are growths that occur on the eyelids. These benign eyelid growths can be associated with cholesterol issues but can also form as a result of a number of other issues.

The best way to identify xanthelasma is to see if they share these common characteristics. They are characterized by a waxy yellow color that is very similar in appearance to the plaque that grows on teeth. They typically grow along the middle corners of both the lower and upper eyelids. Xanthelasma can increase in size over time and may even spread across the entire eyelid.

Due to their size, location, and color, xanthelasma can be very noticeable. This can cause many to feel uncomfortable with their appearance or with going out in public. Oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Gregory Lewen offers several treatments for reducing the appearance of xanthelasma. Contact us to schedule a consultation.

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