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Get Rid of Milia and Show Your Smooth Skin!

portland skin milia removal

Some people have milia on the face. Milia are small white cysts that can be seen on the face and chest. Using certain cosmetic products can cause the production of milia. It can also be blamed on the person’s genes. At Norris Dermatology and Laser Northwest, we can remove milia in Portland by creating a small nick in the skin and expressing its contents by using a small surgical instrument.

Milia are tiny skin cyst filled with a protein called keratin. There are different types of milia. A certain type of milia can be seen on newborns and the other on children and adults. A lot of people with milia do not feel anything, but others find it itchy. It is harmless and normally they just clear on their own.

Generally, milia do not require any treatment. However, they can become persistent and widespread, which is unsightly. At Norris Dermatology and Laser Northwest, our licensed esthetician, Helen, is skilled at removing even the toughest milia lesions so that they do not affect your appearance.

Everyone deserves to have smooth skin that is free from milia. Even if you can just wait for it to disappear on its own, it is still much better to have it checked and removed right away. Apart from removing milia on the face, your skin will also be assessed thoroughly to ease any worries that you may have.

Set up an appointment with Dr. Norris or Helen today by calling 503-227-7117 for more information on milia removal. We would gladly answer your queries and help you take care of your skin.

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