White Birth Mark on my Face? (photo)

i have a white birth mark starting from my cheek ending to my bow line, on the right side of my face, Please suggest me a quickly responsive option, should i go for surgery or Laser Treatment will work, Kindly suggest good hospital name in Delhi NCR- India.

Doctor Answers (2)

White birthmark

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Thank you for your question.  There are various ways to remove birthmarks, depending on its etiology.  For example, a birthmark caused due to a vascular problem needs a completely different treatment than a birthmark such as a mole.  More often than not, vascular birthmarks need to have some form of laser treatment.  They can require more, but a laser is generally a minimum.  Other birthmarks such as a mole, can be excised in the office with relative ease.  The size and location will determine the final outcome.  A photograph always helps but there is no substitute for and in person physical examination.  Make sure you visit with a board certified plastic surgeon for the best outcomes.

Brandon Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

White Birthmark?

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Hi Noida.  If the white birthmark has appeared very recently or slowly over time, you should get checked for Vitiligo.  There are treatments for this but you need a diagnosis first.  Good luck.

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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