What is Milia

Milia are tiny white bumps or small cysts on the skin. They are almost always seen in newborn babies.

  • Common (50% of infants)
  • Multiple 1-3mm, white-yellow papules on nose, chin & cheeks
  • Keratin filled epithelial cysts
  • Usually appear in 1st month of life & may persist several months, but may occur at any age
  • Can be excised and contents expressed.