I got these lesions on my lower eyelid. They appeared about a months ago. I`m 30 years old / Male.
Lesion Under my Lower Eyelid? (photo)
Doctor Answers (4)
This is small cysts filled with keratin. They can be treated easily by unroofing the cyst with a sterile needle. This can be done by many different specialists, but dermatologists and ophthalmologists probably deal with this more than others.
Lesion Under my Lower Eyelid?
Great posted photo... These are small epi/keratin cysts or "milia" or milk spot. In wikipedia:
A milium (plural milia), also called a milk spot or an oil seed, is a keratin-filled cyst that can appear just under the epidermis or on the roof of the mouth. Milia are commonly associated with newborn babies but can appear on people of all ages. They are usually found around the nose and eyes, and sometimes on the genitalia, often mistaken by those affected as warts or other STDs. Milia can also be confused with stubborn whiteheads.
Local needle puncture can alleviate these cysts. Seek Derm or PS evaluation.
Small inclusion cysts
These lesions are small cysts of skin cells. If they have been there for a while and bother you they can be easily treated/removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.