Milia are small white spots that usually appear around the eyes and eyelids. They are benign cysts that are filled with a protein called keratin, and whilst they are no cause for concern, some people do find them affecting their appearance, and so seek to get them removed. An exfoliating facial scrub can be used to remove smaller cysts, though a trip to the doctor in always advised. They are nothing to be worried about and are normally left untreated unless they are having a debilitating affect on the sufferer.
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