Bi- or dichloracetic acid (DCA) is preferentially absorbed by fatty tissue. Application with a toothpick of 90-100% DCA just to the oil glands can be an easy, cheap method to treat unwanted sebaceous hyperplasia or oil glands.
I Have Sebacious Hyperplasia Bumps on my Forehead. Will Fraxel Help?
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Fraxel may help treat this condition. However ,a much easier way is to have them treated with a device called Electrocautery that every dermatologist has in their office. This just melts the glands away. Healing time is a about 5-7 days. Dr. Halem
The best way to treat sebaceous hyperplasia is to individually vaporize each spot with a focused laser.
I have treated 100's of patients over the past 20 years for sebaceous hyperplasia. In my hands a single 10 to 20 minute treatment with a focused co2 /erbium laser will completely remove most lesions. It takes about one week to heal. Patients who have oily skin will gradually make new lesions so occasional treatments every few years may be necessary.