Bumps Under Eyes (In Tear Trough)

I am 29 years old and have these weird bumps under my eyes. I went to the dermatologist and she said that they were sweat glands that were visible because I had thin skin under my eyes. She said there was nothing that could be done and "no one would notice them." They really bother me and I'm wondering if a laser or possible filler would make them go away?

Doctor Answers 3

Bumps under eyelids, avoid fillers

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The bumps you show with the photograph, are similar to what we see often as benign (non-cancerous) sweat gland enlargements called, syringoma.  These sweat glands can be flattened slightly by concentrated focal chemical peel applied with a pointed "toothpick" using the CROSS technique, or by electrodessciation (electrical current). These are not permanent cures. The bumps will probably come back as they regrow.Surgical resection is not a wise choice for you as the bumps are minimal.

Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
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Treatment of Lower Eye Lid Syringoma with Fractionated CO2

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Hi J,

I have treated syringoma with Fraxel repair laser with excellent results.  Consult with a physician who uses fractionated CO2 lasers.  Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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White bumps are syringomas under the eyes

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These white bumps on the cheek and lower eyelid are syringomas and can be eliminated with a combination of hyfrecation and fractional co2 laser. 



Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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