Ever notice white dots on your face, particularly in the eye region? This is possibly a very common skin disorder called milia. These white bumps are small, benign keratin-filled cysts. They look like white heads, but the only problem is you can’t pop them.Get The LATEST Articles Straight To Your Inbox!
Where Do They Come From?
There are two types of this disorder: primary milia and secondary milia. Unlike many skin disorders, milia isn’t genetic at all. Primary milia forms when you have a high concentration of sweat glands that get keratin trapped under the skin. Secondary milia happens as a result of an injury that blocks the skin ducts. The skin around the eyes is very sensitive and can be easily damaged from friction and/or sunburn.1 2Next page »this_permalink = “http:\/\/blackdoctor.org\/459688\/what-are-those-bumps-under-your-eyes\/”; this_site = “http:\/\/blackdoctor.org”;