Birthmark Treatments Staten Island NY

Find top doctors who perform Birthmark Treatments in Staten Island, NY. Whether you’re seeking treatment or looking to schedule a preventative screening, we can connect you with the best dermatologists near you in Staten Island, NY.

Local Businesses

Harris, Harriet – Harris Harriet

(718) 442-1888
584 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310

Fredric Marks

(718) 442-1900
1460 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10301

Della Bella, Phyllis – Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

(718) 442-1999
1460 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301

Keith Ryan Jackson

(718) 727-1331
11 Ralph Pl – Suite 209
Staten Island, NY 10304

John Decorato

2777 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10306

Vitolo Robert V

1510 Richmond Road
Staten Island, NY 10304

John J Gadomski

(718) 447-0060
1492 Clove Road
Staten Island, NY 10301

Peter Engber

(718) 351-2303
95 New Dorp Ln
Staten Island, NY 10301

Mccormack , Patricia C

1550 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10304

Heller, Elliott – Associates In Plastic Surgery

(718) 477-2020
1424 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10301

Russo, Valerie – Richmond Otolaryngology Group

(718) 273-2626
78 Todt Hill Rd # 204
Staten Island, NY 10301

Josiane Seyman Lederman

116 Lamberts Ln
Staten Island, NY 10314

Sherry Frances Stanton

4300 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10312

Dr.Richard Urbanek

(718) 448-4488
1324 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10301

Kurzman, Michael

401 Bloomingdale Rd
Staten Island, NY 10309

Gadomski, Sandra – About Face

(718) 447-0060
1492 Clove Rd
Staten Island, NY 10301

Keith Spencer Berman

1055 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10305

John Decorato

(718) 987-0300
2777 Hylan Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10306

Bernstein, Charles

244 Buel Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305

Josiane Lederman

(718) 370-0422
116 Lamberts Ln
Staten Island, NY 10314

Birthmark Treatments FAQ in Staten Island, NY

Is laser birthmark removal painful?

The pain of the laser is similar to small flicks on the skin with a rubber band. Most adults can tolerate this, but children may find it more difficult and require some anaesthetic cream or mild sedation. See our fact sheet Sedation for procedures.

Why is the birthmark important?

Georgiana’s birthmark symbolizes mortality. According to the narrator, every living thing is flawed in some way, nature’s way of reminding us that every living thing eventually dies. The hand-shaped mark on Georgiana’s cheek is the one blemish on an otherwise perfect being, a blemish that marks her as mortal.

Can Vaseline remove spots?

The conclusion: No, Vaseline does not treat acne. In fact, using Vaseline on your face may actually cause breakouts. Here’s what you should know.

Can laser treatment remove birthmarks?

Birthmarks Laser Removal – This kind of treatment process is most suitable for vascular birthmarks, and a pulsed dye laser is used to destroy the blood vessels causing the mark/blemish. Birthmark Laser removal can also be used for pigmented birthmarks to get rid of all the excess melanin pigment in the cells.

Can a birthmark be removed completely?

Your birthmark can be removed by performing minor surgery. It can be done for very deep hemangiomas that might damage your healthy tissues. It is usually an outpatient treatment and may even be done in your dermatologist’s office rather than a hospital.

Can birthmarks be treated?

Most other vascular birthmarks can be treated. Port-wine stains and some hemangiomas can be disfiguring and upsetting for children. Small hemangiomas in less visible locations usually don’t need treatment, as most shrink back into themselves by the time a child is 10.

Can you shave a birthmark?

It is not recommended to shave or wax hairy birthmarks since it traumatises the birthmark, but the hair can be carefully trimmed with scissors.

Can you tattoo over birthmarks?

Although tattooing over birthmarks is often accepted by artists, it’s usually done so without a thorough understanding of the risks it could present in the future. For your overall skin health and to keep you protected, it’s better to avoid tattooing over birthmarks.

Can you lighten brown birthmarks?

Laser treatment uses highly focused beams of light to reduce the size and lessen the color of birthmarks. This includes red birthmarks, such as strawberry hemangiomas and port wine stains; brown birthmarks, such as café au lait spots; and blue birthmarks, such as facial dermal melanocytosis.

Where are birthmarks most common?

They are found most commonly on the torso, buttocks, and legs. Café-au-lait spots do not go away, may increase in number, and generally do not require treatment. A single café-au-lait spot is not a sign of a health problem.

How do you hide a brown birthmark?

Camouflage make-up can be used to conceal many birthmarks, whether on a daily basis or for that special occasion. There are a variety of products available with many high street make-up brands produce complete cover foundations; however there are also companies specialising in skin camouflage.