A birthmark is an irregular mark or blot on the skin that is present at birth or may appear in the first month after birth. Birthmarks can be of any size, shape and color. Birthmarks bring social uncomforted when they are located on part of the human body that cannot be covered. At the Dermises, we have seen many patients come for help after being embarrassed by birthmarks on their hands, face, arms or neck. Noticeable birthmarks often lower the patient’s self-confidence and self-image.
Types of Birthmark
There are two types of birthmarks. Pigmented and Vascular birth marks.
Pigmented birthmark is a result of surplus pigmented skin cells and spots. Majority of them are brown or black. Marks as a result of excessive accumulation of melanin.
Vascular birthmark is a result of enlarged blood vessels. They appear to be red in color.
There are many ways used to remove birthmark.
There are many kinds of birthmarks, some are red, others are brown and yet other are grey. Lasers are very effective tools to remove these birthmarks without any major surgery, cutting or scar. Different kinds of birthmarks are treated with different kinds of lasers.
For a vascular lesion and birthmark blemishes Treatment the laser light’s heat will seal and shrink the precise blood vessels of the blemish. Over time, the body’s natural processes will heal the area with fewer vessels and a more normal color. Complete removal cannot achieved in cases of large or very dark blemishes.
Laser and Light therapy
Light therapy can be used to diminish the appearance of both pigmented and vascular birthmarks. Intense pulsed light therapy, or IPL, breaks down the abnormal blood vessels or pigmentation inconsistencies to make unwanted birthmarks less noticeable.
In general, birthmark removal by laser resurfacing can cost between $1000 to $3000 per treatment, while birthmark removal by light therapy can cost $300 to $450 per treatment.
We at Almurshidi Medical Agency help you to find best birthmark removal treatments.
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