I have these little white bumps around my eyes that look like whiteheads, but they never go away. What are they and how can I get rid of them?
These are milia, which are very small cysts. They typically won't go away without something being done to them. If you go to your dermatologist, he or she can either use a small tool to extract them or use an electrical needle to 'zap' them to get them open and expressed. In order to prevent them from coming back, I typically encourage a good exfoliation on the affected areas on a daily basis. The LovelySkin Acne Care System products offer a very low pH, which means they pack a good amount of punch and even improve areas of old acne-related pigmentation and dark spots.
Joel Schlessinger, MD, is president of LovelySkin.com and past president of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatolgy and Aesthetic Surgery.