Birthmarks and port wine stains are can sometimes occur at unusual places like the face leading you to feel embarrassed about them. But gone are the days when you had to live with what you have been born. But now you can modify yourself according to your preferred way and birthmarks and port wine stains removal have become a cakewalk with the specialized laser treatment at our clinic.
What is a Birthmark?
Birthmark, as you can understand from the term, is a mark that is formed on the skin and is present there since your birth. They vary not only in their size but also in their colors. While some do not have irregularities and are smooth, others might have a rougher surface. But all of them have one thing in common, they are painless. But then why remove them? This is because sometimes birthmark can be ugly and degrade your appearance. That is when you will want to remove them.
How Are Birthmarks Removed?
Birthmarks are removed or reduced by using laser energy but this again is of types depending on the type of birthmark you have:
What are Port Wine Stains?
Port wine stains are special type of birthmarks that occur in only 0.2-0.3 % of the total births. They are reddish patches on the skin. They are also known as firemark due to their appearance. They are precisely a type of discoloration that happens to certain regions of the skin arising from a vascular anomaly. They are called port wine stains because of their resemblance with the color of a special wine from Portugal.
How Are Port Wine Stains Removed?
Port wine stains can be removed with the help of a laser therapy. During the procedure, short bursts of laser are fired towards the birthmark in certain intervals. The patients will be asked to wear special glasses during the treatment. The procedure is minimally invasive and is highly effective. The procedure will yield better results if carried out during infancy although adults will receive positive results as well.
Birthmarks and port wine stains are nothing to worry about standing in this era. Our specialists are highly trained to treat all types of birthmarks and port wine stains.