I want laser light treatment for cafe Au lait birthmark. Any suggestions?

I've heard for creams that fade birthmarks, but never tried them. I can't seem to find a doctor near me or 100 miles from me to perform laser light treatment for my Cafe Au lait birthmark on my face. I have used makeup or bangs to cover it up all my life and now am ready to get it removed.

Doctor Answers 3

CALM and lasers

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QSL or tattoo lasers are best for birthmarks of the CALM type. You will require several sessions. The majority of these birthmarks will respond to laser therapy. The YOUTUBE video shows one patient's journey. All the best. Dr Davin Lim, Brisbane. Australia. 

Cafe Au Lait -- Tattoo Laser Treatment

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Lasers can used to improve these types of moles/birthmarks but often will recur.  Please see an expert for treatment.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 207 reviews

Laser Therapy for Pigmented Lesions

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Thank you for your question. There are specific lasers for pigmented lesions. We continue to be one of the most comprehensive laser centers in the Midwest offering multi-modality treatments.Best wishes

Greg Chernoff, MD
Indianapolis Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

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