Bumps on face - will lasers work? (Photo)
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Bumps on Face/Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia--Sebaceous Hyperplasia Treatment--Lasers, Isotretinoin
Sebaceous hyperplasia is basically dilated or enlarged oil glands. They are deep under the skin, typically that requires a treatment that penetrates deeply into the skin. Electric needle or fractionated laser (resurfacing or non-ablative Fraxel) are usually the best. Sometimes if you have many, isotretinoin can clear these completely without recurrence. I would suggest getting another opinion from a cosmetic dermatologist with experience treating this condition. Best, Dr. Emer.