In a well-liked video from Dr. Pimple Popper that many viewers deem a “must-see,” dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee helps out a person with rhinophyma.
The 18-minute video exhibits Lee going by way of the method step-by-step as she fixes the affected person’s situation.
The identical affected person was featured in a 10-minute video in October 2017. The new video picks up 4 weeks after one other therapy. He explains that the issue just isn’t painful, it is simply “annoying.”
“It’s like you’ve got rug burn on the aspect of your nostrils, proper?” Lee requested the affected person.
Lee additionally confirmed a cool photograph of the affected person from his youthful days, lengthy earlier than he wanted to fret about going to a dermatologist.
After that, Lee begins her process. As she explains, one huge difficulty is ensuring she will clearly outline the borders of the problem, as a result of if she cuts wholesome pores and skin, she may go away behind worse scarring.
At the tip of the video, Lee checks in with the affected person after one other 4 months. Amazingly, he seems to be nice!
The affected person mentioned that his 15-year-old granddaughter noticed the earlier video. It now has 4.2 million views, whereas the brand new one has 54,000 views in someday.
“It’s simply one of many best issues that is occurred to me,” the affected person mentioned. He additionally advised Lee there was “minimal ache” after the process.
“I healed the final time in two weeks with no downside,” the affected person mentioned. “…And there is not any ache whereas it is taking place. None.”
Lee additionally advised the person she was involved about there being a noticeable scar as a result of he’s half Native American and meaning he has a “little extra pigment in your pores and skin.” However, he appeared nice after it healed. It was like he had his previous nostril again.
“I simply can’t say thanks sufficient,” the affected person mentioned.
Lee warned the affected person that he is perhaps acknowledged on the road now, so he ought to at all times carry a pen.
“Rhinophyma, is a element of rosacea (a fairly widespread situation particularly amongst individuals of Celtic descent), however it’s extra generally seen in males vs ladies, and predominantly impacts the nostril, inflicting thickening of the pores and skin of the nostril, and dilated, patulous pores,” Lee defined within the description for the earlier video. “The thickening of the pores and skin of the nostril is because of a extra manufacturing of sebaceous glands (oil glands). While on no account is that this a life-threatening situation, it may be embarrassing to those that have it.”
Lee began her Dr. Pimple Popper persona on Instagram in 2014, then migrated to YouTube after the movies caught on. She now has 3.5 million YouTube subscribers and her movies have racked up over 1.9 billion views. She additionally has 2.7 million Instagram followers.
She has so many “Popaholics” who watch her movies that TLC is hoping they watch her upcoming sequence. She already starred in a TLC particular in January, attracting 1.2 million viewers.
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