You're Going To Want To Shield Your Eyes From These Dr. Pimple Popper Videos

The skin above, below, and beside our eyes is delicate, thin, and super sensitive — which is exactly why you should never bring a harsh exfoliator, acne treatment, or razor-sharp extraction tool directly near the area. Still, similar to the rest of your face, your eyelids can be oily, dry, and (yep) even acne-prone.

The latter is not uncommon, either. In fact, after sifting through the endless YouTube videos from Dr. Sandra Lee (a.k.a. Dr. Pimple Popper), as one does, we noticed that the derm has been treating a lot of eye cysts lately. From blackheads and whiteheads to milium (tiny alabaster bumps), the good doc is doing all kinds of extractions around the delicate area.

Ahead, feast your eyes on some of our favorite clips of Dr. Pimple Popper performing such treatments — while we try to keep ours closed.

In this most recent video on Dr. Pimple Popper's YouTube channel, Dr. Lee goes in on a blackhead-turned-cystic pimple on the outer corner of a patient's eye. Just as she would for any other open comedo, the dermatologist used an aggressively sharp 11-blade comedone extractor to tackle it.
Like we reported before, Dr. Lee is no stranger to milia — tiny white cysts on the top layer of skin, which you can see in this clip here. While Dr. Pimple Popper explains that these can be avoided by exfoliating via chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or topical retinoids — we do not recommend doing this one without a doctor's help. Unlike pimples, these bumps are harder — making it tough to squeeze out yourself.
These types of cysts come with many different names — hidrocystomas, cystadenomas, sudoriferous cysts, or Moll's gland cysts — but no matter what you call it, they are common in adults and come from an obstruction to the apocrine sweat glands. (Which are more closely associated to the eyelashes.) This one's truly a sight for un-sore eyes.
At first glance, this blackhead on the corner of the eyelid looks like nothing more than a tiny mole, but if you click play — you will quickly learn that it's not.
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