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Yellow patches under the eyes

I have these yellow patches under both my eyes. The one under my right eye is larger and longer than the one under my left eye. I went to my family doctor and she gave me som Elidel 1% cream to put on them, but it isn't working.

My blood work back in December 2009 was normal but at one time my cholesterol was a little high in June 2009. I am currently taking the weight loss pill, Adipex and have lost a total of 48 pounds since April 2009.

Could you please tell me what these yellow patches are? There are no dark rings or circles under my eyes, I get 7 - 8 hours of sleep a night. I do have asthma, but it is controlled with Singulair and Advair.
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Dear snowmanswife,

I would recommend that you seek the care of an eyeMD to determine whether these are cholesterol or fatty deposits and the best treatment regimen.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
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San Diego, California
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