Birthmarks come in a variety of shapes and sizes. With the help of the most sophisticated laser technology, it’s possible to significantly improve the appearance of birthmarks.
Various types of birthmarks, in combination with specific skin tones, require a customized treatment approach for optimal results. At Mass. Eye and Ear, our board-certified physician designs a specific treatment plan for each individual based on their unique condition. While birthmarks are a difficult condition to treat, we have a high degree of patient satisfaction due to the experience of our staff and the quality of laser technology used. These two factors lead to a high success rate in getting rid of birthmarks.
If you're bothered by a birthmark, and would like to consider laser treatments, call Mass. Eye and Ear today to find out more about how our laser treatments can benefit you.
Vascular (blood vessel) birthmarks which often become visible a few days to a few weeks after birth. Read more>>
- Portwine Stain
Pink or dark red, flat vascular birthmarks, which are present at birth and are commonly found on the head and neck areas. Read more>>
- Nevus of Ota and Ito
Blue/gray patches on the face and shoulder, respectively consisting of pigment in the dermis suggesting that these pigments have remained in the dermis instead of the epidermis where they are normally found. These lesions can either be congenital or acquired and are common in Asian population. Lasers, especially those in the “red” such as the Alexandrite and Ruby and even the Nd:YAG have been effective in removing the misplaced melanocytes (pigment cells) in the dermis, thus lightening the blue/gray patches.
- Cafe au Lait
Hyperpigmented lesions of varying sizes which may vary in color from light to dark brown. Read more>>