• Can I remove my dermolipoma for cosmetic reasons?


    I have a small dermolipoma that makes my eye look more red then other. Could a doctor place some sort of graft over it to make that area look more white and matching or could eye whitening work over the birth defect?


    Oculoplastic surgeons can remove dermolipomas (a tumor present in the eye at birth) in the operating room for cosmetic reasons. However, removing a dermolipoma is not necessary since it is benign and rarely enlarges. Other treatments are not effective.

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