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High cholesterol: The Yellow Skin Deposits That May Be An Early Warning Sign

YELLOW SKIN

Small, yellow or orange growths known as xanthelasma palpebrarum, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association (AAD), could be a sign of high cholesterol.

pictures of cholesterol deposits on eyelids

Though painless, these deposits beneath the skin can be a sign of potentially fatal LDL levels, which can lead to heart disease in some cases. Deposits are most commonly found in the corners of the eyes, the lines of the palms, and the back of the lower legs.

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