Cholesterol symptoms: The signs of high cholesterol on face – Express

Although these growths may be painless they should not be ignored.

These painless deposits can appear in many areas, such as the corners of your eyes, lines on your palms, or even on the backs of your lower legs, so if any appear it’s worth getting them checked out.

The NHS say the only way you can know for sure if you have high cholesterol is through a blood test.

Your GP might recommend you have a blood test to check if they suspect your levels might be unhealthily high.