Milia are benign, self-limited lesions that usually appear in the first 4-5 days of life in term newborns. In PT infants lesions may be delayed for weeks or months. 40% of infants develop milia. There is no racial or sexual predilection. Lesions present as 1- to 2-mm white cysts on the forehead, nose, upper lip, and cheeks. They are referred to as Epstein pearls when present on the soft or hard palate. Most lesions disappear without scarring by 1-2 months of age.