I have a birthmark on my right cheek; how do I get rid of it? (It's the color of a bruise like blue and purpleish).

I have went to laser appointments but they didn't lighten or have it disappear.

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Birthmark Removal

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Hi Sinopa.  It sounds like you have a Nevus of Ota birthmark.  These birthmarks are treated with high energy q-switched laser treatments.  They are difficult to remove, but should respond when the treatments are performed correctly.  To see an example of the before and after photo, click on the link below.  

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