Description of the procedure and method of treatment:

Xanthomas (xanthoma palpebrarum) are small, yellowish-gray, flat or slightly raised nodules, usually located in the area of the eyelid and the corner of the eye. Their formation may be the result of elevated blood cholesterol, therefore it is recommended to consult a doctor of internal medicine prior to commencing any treatment. The treatment consists of a laser or surgical excision of the lesions.

Postoperative recommendations:

Minor postoperative skin losses usually heal spontaneously with good aesthetic effect. Less frequently it is necessary to use skin sutures or grafts.

The period of incapacity for work:

The procedure does not require absence from work.

Important information:

Procedure duration: 30-60 minutes
Type of anaesthesia: topical anaesthetic numbing cream
Required tests and preparation: none
Time of stay in the clinic: not required
Contraindications: purulent infections or inflammatory skin