Birthmarks are spots that appear on the body at the time of the birth or a few days after. These can form on any part of the body and are caused by the overgrowth of arteries, fat components or fibroblasts. Most birthmarks are tiny and bear no risk to the health, but there can be exceptions.
In both cases, birthmarks may alter your appearance and give rise to poor self-esteem and self-confidence.
Birthmarks treatment vary from topical creams and ointments to surgical and laser removal.
There are some effective products that can help you reduce the appearance of birthmarks but they are highly dependent on the severity of your condition. It is recommended to consult a dermatologist in order to find the best one for you.
This is the most advanced and surprisingly effective treatment for birthmark removal. It utilizes laser beams to lighten the color of the marks and ultimately removes them completely.
If you are unable to remove your birthmarks through any non-surgical method, you may need to undergo a proper surgical procedure to get rid of them. At Euromed, excision technique is used as a birthmarks removal treatment in Dubai.
Laser removal procedure for Birthmarks
Laser therapy is mostly chosen treatment for birthmarks removal. It requires 15 to 30 minutes to remove the marks depending upon the size, shape, and color.
How to prepare?
- Talk about your medical history (if any) at the pre-op meeting.
- Avoid exposure to the sun for few days prior to treatment
- Rest the night prior to your birthmark removal treatment
- Shower and clasp or shave any hair at the treatment site
- Wear a loose outfit to make the procedure easier
- Apply the numbing cream no less than an hour prior to the treatment
What can I expect?
In most cases, laser treatment is completely painless, but to ensure patient comfort a numbing cream is used to numb the area before treating it.
Subsequent to desensitizing the treatment zone, the therapist will move laser machine over the skin to diminish the size and fade the shade of birthmarks.
- Apply anti-bacterial ointments as prescribed
- Abstain from exposing treated areas to the sun for few days
- Avoid makeup and other cosmetic products
What are some common types of birthmarks?
Pigmented Birthmarks include:
- Mongolian spots
- Cafe au lait spots
Vascular Birthmarks include:
- Port Wine Stains
- Strawberry Marks
- Stork Bites
Birthmarks treatment in Dubai
With one of the Best Dermatologists in Dubai now at Euromed, we can help you get rid of the unwanted marks without any complications. Why not sign up for a consultation by taking a moment to fill in the consultation form?