American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Plural of milium.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Millet; millet-seed.
“They're the oral equivalent of milia (baby acne); and like baby pimples, they usually disappear on their own.”
“They're the oral equivalent of milia baby acne; and like baby pimples, they usually disappear on their own.”
“As much as you may want to, resist popping or squeezing the milia.”
“Since people with dry skin seem to make more milia, be sure to moisturize after exfoliating or using a retinoid product.”
“They may be milia or even seborrheic kerotoses, which sometimes show up as tiny, smooth bumps, not scaly lesions.”
“Microdermabrasion alone is incredibly effective for treating comedones and milia.”
“All of these methods are fairly painful and require four to eight days of recovery time; even more unfortunately, milia will slowly accumulate again.”
“Another option is burning the top using electrocautery, then extracting larger cysts and letting the smaller milia slough off by themselves.”
“And for people with milia, I recommend regular microdermabrasion to keep them at bay.”
“If there are multiple milia to extract which is often the case, a chemical peel will strip off the top layer of skin and get rid of them in one fell swoop.”
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