What are Vascular Birthmarks?
The most common types of vascular birthmarks are port wine stains (PWS) and hemangiomas:
- Port wine stains appear at birth. They are formed most often on the face, neck, arms or legs. Overtime, left untreated, port wine stains may thicken nd develop bumps. Port wine stains do not resolve untreated and last a lifetime.
- Hemangiomas generally become visible with in he first few weeks after birth.
The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Northern California is located in Sacramento, California. Our physicians are considered top experts in their field when it comes to Vascular Birthmark Laser Treatments in Sacramento county.
Laser treatment of port wine stains is FDA approved. Treatment should begin as early as possible for best results. Multiple treatments are generally required. Our center has several lasers that are beneficial for treatment of vascular birthmarks.
What lasers are used?
- Beam® Perfecta
- GentleMax Pro®