121 East 60th Street, Suite 8AB New York, NY 10022

Ph. (212) 285-1110

Long Island

901 Stewart Ave, Suite 240 Long Island, NY 11530

Ph. (516) 512-7616

New York City (212) 285-1110

Long Island (516) 512-7616

Cysts, Bumps, Growths Removal in New York

How to Get Rid of Cysts?

Also known as Epidermoid cysts, are small sacs filled with fluid or solid material just beneath the skin composed of a protein called keratin. They can arise along with severe acne conditions, swollen hair follicles and skin trauma and are usually found on the face, neck, and trunk. There are twice as many men that develop cysts than women. They are considered to be asymptomatic, meaning they do not carry with them any other symptoms, however, they can become inflamed or infected if left unchecked too long. Some may also have a foul-smelling discharge due to the bacterial back up beneath the skin. If you’re wondering how to get rid of cysts in New York, contact Dr. Rokhsar right away!

Getting Rid of Cysts in NYC

Typically painless, cysts can become inflamed or infected which results in pain and immediate attention by a dermatologist. When cysts are surgically removed, the patient’s pain and discomfort are relieved with local anesthesia and a small injection to numb the area. An incision is made over the cyst, and almost all contents, including the cyst’s wall, are removed and depending on the size, small stitches may be required.

The cyst’s internal wall produces keratin, so it is important for the entire cyst, along with the wall is removed in the procedure. If cysts are removed at home by draining it of its contents, the skin wall will refill the area with keratin, returning the cyst. This temporary removal can cause further irritation, infection and possible scarring.

Dr. Rokhsar can easily remove cysts in the office. Patients have reported some soreness after the area is treated, though most consider cyst removal to be a completely painless experience. As an experienced cosmetic and dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Cameron Rokhsar strives for minute scarring. Dr. Rokhsar can further resurface scars with a variety of lasers for the best cosmetic results after surgery.

New York Office Locations

Upper East Side Manhattan Office
121 East 60th Street, Suite 8AB New York, NY 10022
(212) 285-1110
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Long Island Office
901 Stewart Ave, Suite 240, Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 512-7616
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About author - Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar is the founder and owner of New York Cosmetic Skin & Laser Surgery Center. With degrees from Harvard University and NYU, along with multiple publications and media features, the double board-certified dermatologist and laser surgeon proudly shares his expertise with patients in Garden City, Manhattan, and those who fly in to receive treatments at his offices. Dr. Rokhsar has worked extensively with Vbeam laser, Thermitight, Coolsculpting, and Fraxel laser technology, as well as Allergan and other injectable brands. He pioneered the Non-Surgical Nose Job and continues to be a leader in his field.

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