Sebaceous Cyst

SEBACEOUS CYSTA sebaceous cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. Sebaceous cysts most often arise from swollen hair follicles. Skin trauma can also cause a cyst to form. A sac of cells is created into which a protein called keratin is secreted.


An anesthetic cream is applied to the lesions and kept for 45 minutes. A small incision is made over the cyst and the cheesy material is drained out and the sac is removed completely. Usually sutures are not required. The wound will heal within few days.


Results are excellent and there were no recurrences.


No maintenance treatment required.


Sebaceous cysts are treated in a single visit. It involves total removal of the cyst and the sac which is drained to prevent recurrence.
The treatment for the sebaceous cysts at the Almeka Medical Centre is very safe. It is done by highly qualified doctors through the use of accurate methods to prevent complications and achieve the desired results.
  • Avoid sun exposure to the affected area for at least two weeks before the session.
  • It is also important to avoid using any cream or lotion on the cyst before the treatment unless advised by our specialists.
  • Tell our experts about your medical history and the drugs you are taking during your appointment.
The sebaceous cyst removal treatment entails the use of an anesthetic cream on the lesions and is left for 45 minutes to minimize pain. This numbing effect makes most patients think that the procedure is painless.
After the treatment, it is important to: The following post-treatment instructions should be observed:
  • Do not touch the treated area and keep it dry.
  • Note any special care that our specialists may recommend such as the application of prescribed creams or the restriction of certain activities until the wound is healed.
  • Avoid exposing the treated area to the sun and use sunscreen on the treated area to prevent pigment changes.
The cost of sebaceous cyst treatment at Almeka Medical Centre is also affordable and it is worth the money spent on it. We will provide you with an estimated cost during the consultation for your convenience.
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