Dr Sandra Lee is the newest internet sensation. Why? She has a whole channel devoted to filming her ‘extractions’ – and people can’t get enough.

We’ve always known that some people get a sick thrill from popping pimples, and the dermatologist’s videos satisfy the strange obessesion.

Dr Lee is a dermatologist at the Skin Physicians & Surgeons practice in Upland, California and is a regular guest on The Doctors talk show.

However, according to the Daily Mail, her online name is simply, ‘Dr Pimple Popper’, referencing her cyst and zit extractions.

‘I find this little subculture fascinating,’ Dr Lee told Racked of her followers. ‘I pop these things, and yeah they kind of make me feel good, they’re satisfying, but it’s not like I seek them out.’

Dr Lee began to understand the growing interest in what she does, so she decided to film some of her patients’ extractions and load them to your Youtube channel, which has meaned she earned her nearly 60,000 subscribers

According to the Daily Mail, it all started with a video of Dr Lee extracting a man’s blackheads.


‘I didn’t realize how big it would be,’ she said of the video, which has received more than 360,000 views since it was posted in December.

Videos via DrSandraLee Youtube

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