Orbital fat prolapse
You will probably see a lot of Orbital fat prolapse, another presentation of fat around the eye region.
This is prolapse of the retrobulbar orbital fat. It passes through a weakness TEMPORALLY, where lacrimal gland interrupts the tenons to gain access to conjunctiva.
It presents in older age group, and is another manifestation of eye rubbing! Typically, patients are overweight or obese.
They don’t like the appearance, which is unaesthetic, and it can be removed under local anaesthesia with minimal risk to the patient, orbit or globe.
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