In the vast majority of times these birthmarks can be identified clinically. If in doubt, a biopsy can help, however in would say in 95% of times a Board Certified Dermatologist can identify. Lasers can be effective, 532 nm lasers, however you may need 2-5 sessions. All the best, Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane. Australia.
How can a true cafe-au-lait birthmark be identified?
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Getting The Facts-Birthmark Removal, Cafe-Au-Lait Birthmark Removal, Lasers (tattoo)
I recommend seeing a cosmetic dermatologist who has experience with birthmark removal for a formal evaluation. These types of birthmarks can be treated with lasers, but can sometime recur. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer
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