Laser Xanthelasma Removalis an invasive surgical procedure to remove cholesterol deposits on the eyelids with minimal damage to healthy tissue.
What is Eyelid Xanthelasma
Eyelid Xanthelasma are flat or raised deposits of cholesterol on the eyelids. Read in detail: Xanthelasma - causes, diagnosis and treatment.
- Impaired wound healing
- Scarring tendency
- Severe somatic diseases in the stage of decompensation
Preparing for the procedure
Before the procedure, the patient is placed with intraocular shields. They protect the eye from laser exposure during xanthelasma removal. After preliminary anesthesia with a laser beam, xanthelasma is evaporated. Depending on the area and size, both a surgical attachment and a high-precision scanner can be used for this purpose, which evenly and accurately removes accumulations of cholesterol in layers. The procedure lasts 30-45 minutes and upon completion the patient does not require hospitalization. Considering that rehabilitation will take 5-7 days, you should plan your time so that you do not have important meetings during the rehabilitation period.
Recommendations after the procedure
Before and after photos
Prices for Xanthelasma laser removal in Kiev
|Xanthelasma Ø up to 5mm, per 1 pc.||800 UAH||60 minutes|
|Xanthelasma Ø 5mm, per 1 pc.||UAH 1100||60 minutes|
|Xanthelasma over 1cm², per 1 pc.||1400 UAH||60 minutes|
|Placement of intraocular shields||450 UAH||10 minutes|
|Repeated procedure to delete the same element||-15%|
|Application anesthesia||+ 15%||20 minutes|
|Injection pain relief||170 UAH||10 minutes|
Frequently Asked Questions
How many procedures will you need?
Usually, it takes 1 to 3 treatments. For small volumes and flat form, 1 procedure is enough. If xanthelasma protrude above the skin surface, then 2-3 procedures will be required. This is done to avoid scarring.
Does it hurt?
No, the procedure is performed under local anesthesia and is well tolerated.
How long is the recovery period?
After the procedure, the recovery period lasts 5-7 days. Removal of large xanthelasma may cause eyelid edema within 1 to 2 days.