There are many different types of birthmarks that can be present on the skin. These pigmented areas are often found on an individual when they are born and can last a lifetime. However, sometimes, the marks are present in visible areas, such as the face, and can make patients feel self-conscious about their appearance. At The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute, we are pleased to offer a birthmark treatment that allows patients to get rid of birthmarks without surgery, and that treatment is called laser birthmark reduction.
Laser birthmark reduction
When patients visit Dr. M. Christine Lee of Walnut Creek, CA looking for a method of removal for birthmarks, they are often worried that they will need surgical treatment. Fortunately, with continued advances in medicine and technology, as well as the use of lasers, patients can now work to fade birthmarks away using laser birthmark reduction. This treatment is:
Patients will schedule several sessions with their doctor which they will attend for laser therapy. The light can break up the pigmentation of the birthmark, and, after each treatment, the birthmark will lighten in color. The laser therapy allows patients to accomplish removal without having to worry about excision and scarring from surgical treatments.
How many sessions will I need?
Many patients ask our team about the number of sessions they will have to schedule to achieve full removal of their birthmark. There are several factors that need to be taken into consideration to provide an accurate estimate, which is why our staff encourages patients to schedule an evaluation and consultation appointment with our doctor to learn more!
Schedule your visit with Dr. M. Christine Lee today! If you want to learn more about how to get rid of birthmarks without surgery, we encourage you to take the time to discuss the advantages of laser birthmark reduction with Dr. M. Christine Lee. Call The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute of Walnut Creek, CA today at (925) 528-0117 and take charge of your skin! We are open to new patients in the area seeking quality dermatological care.