A 33-year-old member asked:
Can a sebaceous cyst be removed above someones eyebrow without losing a lot of hair?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Woodsanswered
Pathology 30 years experience
Sure.: This is a kind of cyst involving a sebacrous gland and has a lot of dead skin cells or keratinocytes in it. This is why it gets bigger and needs to be removed, along with the possibility of complications. But it should not involve many hair follicles, as a lot of its growth is below the surface and does not extend past its capsule.
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Dr. Rene Perezanswered
Cosmetic Surgery 13 years experience
Possibly: Careful planning of its removal should help minimize the amount of hair loss.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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