Cholesterol deposits on the eyes are detected through a visual examination of the skin conducted by a general physician or dermatologist, according to Healthline. The physician may order a blood panel or skin biopsy to c... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Cholesterol deposits around the eyes are usually the result of elevated fat levels in the bloodstream. Metabolic disorders, such as diabetes, can also cause the condition, notes WebMD. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

LDL cholesterol is an unhealthy form of cholesterol that collects in the walls of blood vessels and causes blockages of atherosclerosis. LDL particles are microscopic blobs that are less dense than other kinds of cholest... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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Professor Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen of the University of Copenhagen explains that soft and painless yellow spots around the eyes contain deposits of cholesterol. The Daily Mail reports that in a more than 30-year study from 2... More » Health Conditions & Diseases