Birthmark Treatments Spring TX

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

Local Businesses

Phillip Freeman

(832) 482-3544
8850 Six Pines Dr. Suite 270
Spring, TX 77380

Rivela Lucian J

550 E 1400 N # 5
Spring, TX 77380

Woodlands Skin Surgery Center

(281) 364-8844
8850 Six Pines Dr # 290
Spring, TX 77373

Kobza Paul E Do

25227 Borough Park Drive
Spring, TX 77380

Sandbury, Julie

9303 Pinecroft Dr Ste 150
Spring, TX 77380

Hyman, Joel

9303 Pinecroft Dr Ste 150
Spring, TX 77380

Tucker, Stephen

1055 Evergreen Cir
Spring, TX 77380

Joseph Perlman

2380 N 400 E # D
Spring, TX 77379

Vein And Laser Center

(832) 585-0090
9004 Forest Crossing Dr, Ste D
Spring, TX 77381

Lucian Rivela

(281) 681-3905
9191 Pinecroft Drive Suite 150
Spring, TX 77380

Unfried, Don – Woodlands Dermatology Association

(281) 419-0225
9303 Pinecroft Dr, #150
Spring, TX 77382

Leslie Shook Ledbetter

6767 Lake Woodlands Dr Ste F
Spring, TX 77382

Julie Sansbury

9303 Pinecroft
Spring, TX 77380

Christopher Conner

(281) 364-8844
8850 Six Pines Drive Suite 290
Spring, TX 77380

Joel Craig Hyman

(281) 363-5050
9303 Pinecroft Dr – Suite 150
Spring, TX 77380

Amy C Farmer

9201 Pinecroft Dr
Spring, TX 77380

Joseph M Perlman

6319 Cypresswood Dr
Spring, TX 77379

Payne, Kristyn

9303 Pinecroft Dr Ste 150
Spring, TX 77380

Yee Hilton W

4650 Harrison Boulevard
Spring, TX 77380

Lucian Joseph Rivela Facs

9191 Pinecroft Dr
Spring, TX 77380

Birthmark Treatments FAQ in Spring, TX

Is aloe vera good for scars?

Aloe vera can be used to lighten acne scars A 2018 review of studies found that a compound in aloe vera called “aloesin” may help to reduce hyperpigmentation in acne scars. Aloesin helps reduce the overproduction of melanin, a darker pigment that can make acne scars more noticeable.

What are the 4 types of birthmarks?

Macular stains. Also called salmon patches, angel kisses, or stork bites, these faint red marks are the most common type of vascular birthmark. Hemangiomas. Port-wine stains. Café-au-lait spots. Mongolian spots. Moles (congenital nevi, hairy nevus).

What causes brown birthmarks?

Pigmented birthmarks are caused by an overgrowth of the cells that produce color in our skin. There are three types of pigmented birthmarks: café-au-lait spots, moles and Mongolian spots. Pigmented birthmarks can be flat or raised with regular or irregular borders and color that ranges from brown to black to blue.

What age do birthmarks appear?

They may not appear at birth, but often develop in the first 2 months. Strawberry hemangiomas are more common in premature babies and in girls. These birthmarks often grow in size for several months, and then gradually begin to fade. They may bleed or get infected in rare cases.

How can I flatten my birthmark?

Shaving or surgery physically removes the birthmark, whereas lasers shrink blood vessels to make vascular birthmarks less visible. Medication is also used to shrink certain birthmarks, like some hemangiomas.

How long does it take to remove a birthmark with laser?

Birthmark removal treatment can take as little as 10 minutes, and the procedure can be carried out safely by a qualified doctor using a special type of laser.

What is a brown birthmark called?

Congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) are “moles” that are present at birth. They range in color from light brown to black and come in all shapes and sizes. Over time, CMN may darken, thicken or grow hair. One percent of babies are born with a CMN, but so-called “giant” CMN are much less common (1 in 50,000).

How can I remove birthmarks naturally?

Natural birthmark removal methods Dab a few drops of lemon juice on the birthmark, leave it for at least 20 minutes, wash it off with warm water and then dry your skin off with a clean towel. Repeat this process at least three times a day until the birthmark has faded.

Is Vitamin E good for scars?

Anecdotal reports claim that vitamin E speeds wound healing and improves the cosmetic outcome of burns and other wounds. Many lay people use vitamin E on a regular basis to improve the outcome of scars and several physicians recommend topical vitamin E after skin surgery or resurfacing.

What is a beauty mark vs birthmark?

Moles and birthmarks are not necessarily one in the same, but they can be easily confused as a mole can be present at birth. Some doctors do consider a mole as a “beauty mark” as it is a pigmentated area. However, birthmarks are flat and located on the surface of the skin, while a mole will protrude above the skin.

Why are birthmarks called?

Birthmarks get their name for one simple reason: They are marks that are present on the skin of a lot of newborn babies! A baby can develop birthmarks either before being born or soon after birth. One of the most common types of birthmarks is called a hemangioma (say: he-man-jee-OH-muh).

Can a brown birthmark be removed?

Some birthmarks are suitable for surgical excision, which will completely remove the birthmark but will leave a scar. If you are interested in surgical treatment you will need to see a plastic surgeon. Your GP may be able to advise you further. Some birthmarks are suitable for laser treatment to fade the brown pigment.

What is the most common birthmark?

Salmon patches (also called stork bites, angel kisses, or macular stains) are the most common type of birthmark.