Virtually everyone on the planet is born with a birthmark or two. They are generally not harmful or painful, and many people are happy to have these unique markings on their skin.
Not everyone is happy about their birthmarks, however. Some are excessively large, vivid or visible, which can cause embarrassment and self-consciousness in everyday [...]
Nearly everyone on the planet is born with marks on their skin, also known as birthmarks. However, not all of us fully understand why we have birthmarks, so let’s take a look at how they are formed and the different types that can develop.
How are birthmarks formed?
Birthmarks, also known as haemangioma, are caused by [...]
Birthmarks are often prized by their owners because they represent an individual physical feature separating them from other people. However, others have a more complicated relationship with their birthmarks and have never been completely comfortable with them. Those who cannot help but look at their birthmarks as abnormalities or blemishes holding back their physical appearance [...]
Birthmark removal using Intense Pulsed Light is a non-invasive treatment that can effectively reduce the appearance of both vascular and pigmented birthmarks. It is fast and safe, making troublesome birthmarks fade away from view.
So, how does I.P.L. work exactly? It involves using a device to apply intense pulses of light to the skin. In the [...]
Many birthmarks do not cause any problems at all for those who have them; they are not generally indicative of underlying health problems and can be small and easy to conceal. There are two general types of birthmark: vascular and pigmented.
Vascular birthmarks are those that appear when there is a malformation of blood vessels beneath [...]
Birth marks do not always cause problems for those who have them; some may be small enough or pale enough to conceal easily or to not require any camouflage at all, others may be hidden away in inconspicuous areas.
For some people, however, their birth marks cause them considerable difficulties and leave them distressed and self-conscious. [...]
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It can be distressing for any new parent to find that their child has been born with a birthmark. Birthmarks can vary in size and position; some fade on their own, while others can increase in size as the child grows.
Some types of vascular birthmark, such as that known as the salmon patch, tend to [...]
Birthmarks can appear in many different shapes, sizes and colours, and can be found almost anywhere on the body. Some are caused by an excess amount of melanin or pigment in the skin, creating hyper pigmented patches that are darker than the surrounding area. Others are formed when blood vessels develop abnormally beneath the surface [...]
Up to a third of people will have a birthmark when they are born or shortly afterwards. Birthmarks can differ in size, position, colour and permanence. Some may fade as a child grows, while others may grow with the child; some may be inoffensive, while others may pose problems to a child’s sense of self-confidence.