What is Milia?
Milia are a collection of small white spots commonly known as milk spots. These are generally common amongst children but can also occur in adults. Though they dont pose any harm to body, people like to remove it for aesthetic upliftment.
Because they are traditionally associated with babies (and usually fade away within a few weeks of birth), milia can cause confusion with adults. They are often mistaken for whiteheads, which can cause ill-advised attempts to scratch or squeeze them.
Milia are actually an excess build up of keratin, which naturally occurs in the skin and can be found nails and hair. The cause of milia in an adult has no known causes but they are not related to diet, lifestyle or health issues.
Treatment for Milia
- Needle based extraction:
This is the most common used method. The procedure involves extraction of each milia with help of a clean and sterile needle. A tiny incision is made in the skin covering the cyst to extract the contents inside it.
- Cauterisation :
Cauterisation is the process of using tiny electrical pulses to cauterize the skin andextract the content from the cyst.
- Topical Medication:
In certain cases it can be taken care by just topical medication.
Milia treatment is subjected to the location as well as volume of it. Experts at our clinic will consultyou with the best and the most effective method suiting to your needs and skin types.