Hi Doctor Please help , suffering from Puffy eyes , fat / cholesterol above eye lids. (photos)

Hi Doctor , I am really very worried about my eyes , i am 25 years old and suffering from puffy eyes , fat / cholesterol above eye lid . No doctors here near by my home town are able to cure my disease. My parents extremely worried , Please Help !no pain but it looks weird and i look worst now 

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Hi Doctor Please help , suffering from Puffy eyes , fat / cholesterol above eye lids.

Thank you for your question.
Bases on your photographs, you do not have cholesterol deposits. While this could be fat, one would have to evaluate your thyroid function. This can be easily done at any nearby lab. After that you should make an appointment with an Occuloplastic surgeon or a Plastic Surgeon who specializes in this area.
All The Best !


India Plastic Surgeon
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Possible Graves disease

I agree with Dr. Cheung that you need to have some testing. It appears that in addition to the puffiness, you have relative proptosis on the right and/or lid retraction. You need a complete ophthalmic examination as well as thyroid testing by your primary care physician. An Oculoplastic surgeon could discuss the options for treatment with you and help you with the appearance of your eyes. Best wishes.

Sara A. Kaltreider, MD
Charlottesville Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Puffy eyelids

Hi. Greetings from the UK! They don't look like cholesterol deposits to me from your photos (xanthelasma). Have you had your thyroid function tested though by you own doctor. It involves a simple blood test but abnormality may signify early thyroid eye disease. bwDavid

David Cheung, MBChB, Bsc(Hons), FRCOphth
Birmingham Oculoplastic Surgeon
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