Dr. Pimple Popper’s new TLC show — also titled “Dr. Pimple Popper”— premiered Wednesday night.
In the first episode, Dr. Sandra Lee — the dermatologist behind the famous nickname — treats four patients with unusual skin conditions.
The episode’s most captivating pop is a giant lipoma, or fat tumor, situated on the neck of a patient named Melissa.
As she operated on the lipoma, Lee said that it was “the biggest” she’s ever removed.
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Dr. Pimple Popper’s transition from YouTube to TV is finally here: The first episode of “Dr. Pimple Popper,” the new TLC show starring dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee, premiered on Wednesday night.
“Your skin is the largest organ in your body,” Lee says in a monologue at the top of the first episode. “It is made up of billions of cells that can turn into some pretty crazy things.”
And the pops featured in the episode do not disappoint.
The premiere follows Lee as she treats four patients, each with an unusual, life-altering skin growth. One patient has a prominent, cherry-red forehead cyst. Another’s neck and chest are littered with explosive steatocystomas. Another hides painful earlobe growths called keloids by constantly wearing headbands. It’s a gross but satisfying melange of blood and pus, sprinkled with plenty of Lee’s famously pleasant bedside banter.
The episode’s most memorable patient is Melissa — a woman who seeks Lee’s help for a giant growth near her neck.
In an interview filmed at her home, Melissa explains that the lump started to grow three years ago. At the time it was only a half inch in size, but before long, it was bigger than a grapefruit. She wears hooded sweatshirts all the time — “all day and …read more
Source:: Business Insider