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Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 04-04-2014, 09:13 PM
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You are so beautiful--and you cannot see your...

You are so beautiful--and you cannot see your birthmark at all, I wouldn't have ever known you once had one. Laser technology is amazing! Do you mind sharing where you have been receiving the...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 12-05-2013, 06:44 AM
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Posted By lilypad
Hi Clewdo, to answer your question about the age...

Hi Clewdo, to answer your question about the age to start treatments, I was told that treatment should start at a young age. My daughter started treatment at about 8 months under general anesthesia...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 05-26-2012, 10:34 PM
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Posted By lilypad
The procedure was very fast, only about 15...

The procedure was very fast, only about 15 minutes. She received general anesthesia so she did not feel any pain. The recovery time was about a week for the first treatment (crusting and small...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 04-12-2012, 07:37 AM
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Posted By lilypad
Yes, insurance covered 100% of my daughter's...

Yes, insurance covered 100% of my daughter's treatments so I'm not sure what the cost without insurance would be. We have blue cross/blue shield preferred provider plan. She was only a year old...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 04-06-2012, 06:08 AM
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Posted By lilypad
My daughter was born with a blue nevus of ota...

My daughter was born with a blue nevus of ota birthmark covering her left temple and cheek area. She had 4 laser treatments using a Q-switched NdYAG laser at the Beckman laser institute at UC Irvine...
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