Our face is the first thing that anyone sees in us, so if there’s any mark or raised bump we feel embarrassed or might be self-conscious. Milia can be seen in cluster formation over the face. And it affects the individuals only cosmetically. Therefore many people have questions in their minds, “how to get rid of milia” and here I will be explaining how.
If a tiny and painless bump in a group occurs over your nose, cheeks, forehead, jaw, behind ears and around your eyes, then it might be a Milia. At the surface of the skin when a tiny skin flakes gets trapped, then it results in the formation of Milia. Milia is a benign condition, which is completely non-contagious.
There are various types of milia, such as:
In children milia seen over the nasal crease in a row.
Lesions on the face, upper arms and upper trunk
What causes Milia?
Causes of Milia differ in newborns from older children and adults.
However, in adults and older children milia associated with some type of damage to the skin.
In infants as such no necessary treatment required, because it will clear up within a week on its own.
Milia can be treated safely and effectively in older children and young adults. In an office hour procedure and it has no downtime with no to minimal scarring. However, milia treatment is done only for cosmetic purposes.
Here are the treatments for Milia
Cryotherapy is one of the most commonest methods to remove milia. In conclusion, cryotherapy we use liquid nitrogen to freeze the milia.
Deroofing is a treatment in which a sterile needle is used to pick out the contents of the cyst.
In addition, you can also apply vitamin A-containing creams, so that it will help to exfoliate your skin.
After applying chemical peel where treatment has to be done, it causes the first layer of skin to peel off, i.e it will cause an unearthing of new skin.
Laser ablation is a technique in which a small laser focuses on the affected areas to remove the milia.
Diathermy is the technique that helps to destroy the milia with the help of extreme heat.
In this treatment procedure, milia are surgically scraped and cauterized.
However, if your skin is prone to get milia, then as such there’s no way to prevent your skin from getting milia. Therefore I advise you to get your treatment done.
Moreover, many people have a skin tendency to recur milia. If your skin has a tendency to recur milia, then there are possible chances of recurrent milia. However, you will not see any sort of recurrent milia over the treated areas. For more inquiry regarding milia, you can ask us questions, we will try to answer all your possible questions.
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