Will Burning Get Rid of the Tiny Bumps Under the Eyes?

I have tiny bumps underneath both of my eyes, skin colored and raised. What can I do? One dermatologist told me he could burn them or zap them off. Will this work? Will they come back?

Doctor Answers 1

Tiny bumps under the eyelid skin are a tough problem

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These can be milia, or xanthelasma. Burning the milia (small tiny whitehead like lesions) will work but can leave marks at times. The best treatment is to use a needle to individually open each one and remove the cheese ball like material.

For Xanthelasma (yellow fatty deposits) you have to cut them out and stitch the skin back together.


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