How to Remove Birth Mark on Face?

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Removal of a birthmark

Thank you for your question.  There are various ways to remove birthmarks, depending on its etiology.  For example, a birthmark caused due to a vascular problem needs a completely different treatment than a birthmark such as a mole.  More often than not, vascular birthmarks need to have some form of laser treatment.  They can require more, but a laser is generally a minimum.  Other birthmarks such as a mole, can be excised in the office with relative ease.  The size and location will determine the final outcome.  A photograph always helps but there is no substitute for and in person physical examination.  Make sure you visit with a board certified plastic surgeon for the best outcomes.

Removal of a birthmark

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Thank you for your question.  There are various ways to remove birthmarks, depending on its etiology.  For example, a birthmark caused due to a vascular problem needs a completely different treatment than a birthmark such as a mole.  More often than not, vascular birthmarks need to have some form of laser treatment.  They can require more, but a laser is generally a minimum.  Other birthmarks such as a mole, can be excised in the office with relative ease.  The size and location will determine the final outcome.  A photograph always helps but there is no substitute for and in person physical examination.  Make sure you visit with a board certified plastic surgeon for the best outcomes.

Birth mark on the face.

Please consult a cosmetic dermatologist who can assess your birth mark and discuss treatment options with you.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist
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Birth mark on the face.

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Please consult a cosmetic dermatologist who can assess your birth mark and discuss treatment options with you.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist

How to remove birthmark on face?

There are many different types of birthmarks and different methods to potentially remove them.  Without seeing you or a picture of you it's impossible to know if you might be a candidate for birthmark removal or not.  Sometimes birthmarks can be improved with a laser procedure while others sometimes require surgery.  

Michael I. Echavez, MD
San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

How to remove birthmark on face?

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There are many different types of birthmarks and different methods to potentially remove them.  Without seeing you or a picture of you it's impossible to know if you might be a candidate for birthmark removal or not.  Sometimes birthmarks can be improved with a laser procedure while others sometimes require surgery.  

Michael I. Echavez, MD
San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

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