How long will it take to completely remove the birthmark? (photo)

I had a big unsight birthmark on my belly. I used to go the dermatology center in my country to heal. But it seem doesn't work - 13 times I removed my birthmark.

Doctor Answers 2

Birthmark Removal -- Tattoo Laser

Sometimes tattoo lasers can be tried but often for these types of birth marks only are mildly effective. Try picosecond technology. Best, Dr. Emer


Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 165 reviews

Birthmark and lasers

Firstly a diagnosis needs to be made... is this a CALM or a Becker's ? I don't know, close examination history and touch will tell. 

If its a Becker's I discourage lasers as this type of birthmark is extremely hard to treat. If this is a CALM, 70% will respond to QSL - I would like to see more specialist try the PICOWAY, as my Picosure at 532 filtered does not have the power. Hence I still treat CALMS successfully with nanosecond 532.

All the best

Dr Davin Lim
Brisbane, Australia.
Laser Dermatologist

Davin Lim, MBBS, FACD
Brisbane Dermatologist
4.7 out of 5 stars 60 reviews

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