Milia Removal

Milia are small white spots  that contain a collection of sebum. The most common method of removal is by simply using a needle and carefully extracting the contents. In some situations a machine with tiny electrical pulses is used.  Our plastic surgery team will advise you as to what is the best method of treatment for you.

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Duration 10 - 15 minutes
Anaesthesia Local anaesthetic
Hospital Stay No overnight stay
Recovery Same day
Addresses White spots

Is this right for me?

Milia are tiny white spots that appear usually on the face, they contain a collection of sebum; the hard white cells that have formed.

Milia can become quite painful and get infected fairly easily and if not treated correctly can cause scarring. They have also been connected to acne vulgarius skin.

What does this involve?

A needle is used to gently make a tiny incision above the milia. A numbing cream can be used but is usually not necessary. The contents are extracted by gentle pressure. Occasionally, a needle connected to electrical impulses is used and this can help to cauterise the skin covering the milia.

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The recovery for milia is quite important as tiny scabs form and these must not be picked in order to gain the best results. Aloe Vera gels are applied to the area to sooth and heal the skin which also speeds up the recovery time.

This procedure is almost painless and rarely is there a need to apply a numbing cream before the procedure.


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