I have a medium brown birthmark on my upper lip. What would be the best way to completely remove/cover it? (Photo)

I've had this birthmark since I was born and it causes me much embarrassment. Please Help.

Doctor Answers 2

Brown Birthmark Removal with lasers

This should be treated with lasers and if not improved after a series, the only solution is excision surgically. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer.


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Brown Birthmark Removal with lasers

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This should be treated with lasers and if not improved after a series, the only solution is excision surgically. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer.


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 203 reviews

Laser then surgery- difficult area

This is going to be difficult. Firstly the area - surgery in someone your age will cause distortion of your lip- however it is the definitive cure. Lasers can work by REDUCING the look of the birthmark, but recurrence will be the rule. You will need several treatments. Have a formal consult with a Plastics or Dermatologist in your city. All the best, Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane. Australia. 

Laser then surgery- difficult area

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This is going to be difficult. Firstly the area - surgery in someone your age will cause distortion of your lip- however it is the definitive cure. Lasers can work by REDUCING the look of the birthmark, but recurrence will be the rule. You will need several treatments. Have a formal consult with a Plastics or Dermatologist in your city. All the best, Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane. Australia. 

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