Managing Common Eye Conditions in the Pharmacy

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Xanthelasma

Xanthelasma is a frequently bilateral condition that is usually found in elderly individuals and those with hypercholesterolemia. It presents as a yellow subcutaneous plaque on the eyelids. Since it can be an indication of hypercholesterolemia, patients should be referred for a cholesterol test.[7]

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