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What kind of doctor should I refer to for removal of milia from the eye?

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Dr. Dadapeer K

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Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2013 in General Health
Question: What kind of doctor removes milia from the eye? My daughter has one on her lower lid in the corner of her eye.
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Answered by Dr. Dadapeer K 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Dermatologist or skin specialist

Detailed Answer:
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Milia usually occur in crops affecting skin of face commonly around eyes and nose.
They can resolve spontaneously but sometimes persist and need to be removed for cosmetic reasons
They are removed by
Dermaabrasion
Laser
Skin peeling.

A dermatologist or skin specialist does this.

Hope I have answered your query.

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