A Baby Has a Red Circle Under the Eye That Contains Veins. The Eye Appears Smaller. It Has Been Getting Bigger Ever Since Birth?

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Veins Under the Eye

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Thank you for your question. Your Dermatologist, Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Pediatrician need to have a consult together and determine the best course of action whether this is a problem now, or may be in the future, and present you with the options.  It is important to et evaluated and may require  a University level team to evaluate all the options. I hope this helps.


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This could be a hemangioma

Have him examined soon, so as to obtain a correct diagnosis. Certain hamangiomas will grow and may need intervention if it starts to affect the eye.

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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