Birthmark Treatments Maple Valley WA

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

Local Businesses

Mooers Karla

(425) 432-2999
26824 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd Se
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Nyte Surgical Arts

(425) 413-6517
27539 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd Se Ste D101
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Dr.Christopher Nyte

(425) 413-6517
27539 Maple Valley Black Diamond Road
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Cote Cynthia

(425) 413-8292
26929 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd Se
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Nyte Surgical Care

(425) 413-6517
4608 Ne 4Th St
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Lake Wilderness Medical Clinic & Urgent Care

(425) 413-2419
23919 225Th Way Se Ste A
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Maple Valley Medical Clinic

(425) 656-4100
23846 Se Kent Kangley Rd
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Jangala Chester

(425) 432-9611
26907 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd Se
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Physicians Network

(425) 432-1881
24530 208Th Ave Se
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Advanced Skin Care

(425) 432-5890
22512 Witte Rd Se
Maple Valley, WA 98038


(425) 413-1310
5700 100Th St Sw
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Aesthetic Imagery

(425) 433-1212
22210 Se 272Nd St
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Birthmark Treatments FAQ in Maple Valley, WA

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.

Does IPL get rid of birthmarks?

IPL treatments close off the blood vessels forming the birthmark that eventually causes it to fade. They also work on flat pigmented birthmarks, but not on raised birthmarks.

Can I laser my birthmark?

Laser is used to treat skin birthmarks, such as brown/black spots and vascular lesions (pink or red marks caused by abnormal blood vessels). Vascular lesions include port wine stains and haemangiomas (strawberry naevus).

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 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.

Is vitamin E or C better 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.

How can I hide birthmarks on my face?

1 Use a Foundation Brush. If you’re trying to cover up your spots and dots then you should consider using a foundation brush. 2 Try Colored Concealer. 3 Use Loose Powder. 4 Don’t Forget Highlighter. 5 Use a Camouflaging Makeup. 6 Try a Birthmark Removal Cream. 7 Show It off Proudly.

What are the different types of birthmarks?

Strawberry hemangioma. Medical name: Superficial infantile hemangioma. Deep hemangioma (he-man-gee-oh-ma) Medical name: Cavernous infantile hemangioma. Salmon patch. Medical name: Nevus simplex. Nevus sebaceous (knee-vus seh-bay-ceous)

How can I fade my birthmarks?

medicines – to reduce blood flow to the birthmark, which can slow down its growth and make it lighter in colour. laser therapy – where heat and light are used to make the birthmark smaller and lighter (it works best if started between 6 months and 1 year of age)

Should you remove birthmarks?

Reasons for Birthmark Removal Most birthmarks do not pose serious health risks or require treatment. Many fade with time and only require observation. However, parents of infants and children with birthmarks can have great concern, especially when the birthmark is very large or in a visible location.