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eyelids discolored

My dad and his mother had it in their old age:  orange-ish discoloration of the upper eyelids.  Although I'm "only" 41, I've started to get it too.  Could this be related to the fact that Dad and I have prolapsed mitral valves?  Just curious.  
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I have never seem anything like this.  It is probably unrelated to MVP.
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I have Mitral Valve Prolapse also, and this is one symptom I have NEVER heard of -
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I have had MVP also for many years (I am 46) and have never heard of anything like that related to MVP.
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I also have this discoloration and do not have MVP.
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I also have orange discoloration on this inside corners of my upper eyelids.  I notice it gets brighter orange when I am tired.  I quit drinking diet soda, thinking the coloring may be causing it.  I, too, would love to know what causes this condition.  I am 43.
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Hi.  I also have this discoloration in the corner of my upper eyelids and there is a long streak on the bottoms of both eyes too.  I'm 40 with a history of high bp now controlled most times and high cholesterol.  

I was told these orangesh flat soft raised bumps are caused from cholesterol deposits.  I think it is called XANTHELASMAS.

If you have them, your doctor can do a blood test to detect whether your cholesterol or triglyceride levels are elevated.

"From what I understand" they are harmless fatty deposits that can be removed but, usually grow back.  Hope this helped.  It never hurts to ask your Dr. though.
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