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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-01-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By emonaco
Hello, Dr. Reinisch operated on our daughter...

Hello,

Dr. Reinisch operated on our daughter Sophia's eyelid hemangioma in March when she was just five months old. He is our hero. He did a great job and was so supportive and wonderful throughout...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-21-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By emonaco
Hi - if it has stopped growing, why wait? Our...

Hi - if it has stopped growing, why wait?

Our daughter's dime-sized strawberry hemangioma on her eyelid had stopped growing by five months so we had it removed by Dr. Reinisch in LA at that age....
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-02-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By emonaco
She is so cute! Our ped was also very opposed to...

She is so cute! Our ped was also very opposed to surgery and thought I was overreacting. My daugther's hemangioma was on her right eyelid, started out the size of a tiny little dot, and by the time...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-01-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By emonaco
Good luck to Eva. It is scary but it will all be...

Good luck to Eva. It is scary but it will all be over soon!

Ellie
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-31-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By emonaco
Best of luck. I look forward to seeing photos...

Best of luck. I look forward to seeing photos after the surgery.

Ellie
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-27-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By emonaco
Congrats! I'm so excited for you. Sophia's eyelid...

Congrats! I'm so excited for you. Sophia's eyelid looked almost exactly the same right after. It's amazing that two weeks later it's as if she never had surgery!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-27-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By emonaco
Scar/Stiches Care

Hi Everyone,

After surgery, Dr. Reinisch told us to lightly dab Sophia's stiches on her eyelid with a wet q-tip so that cysts would not form and also so that all of the stiches would disolve. It's...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-17-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By emonaco
Hi! Your daughter is so cute. My daughter Sophia...

Hi! Your daughter is so cute. My daughter Sophia just had her hemangioma removed surgically from her right eyelid and she did fine. There are many other positive stories on this site as well. She...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-02-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By emonaco
Hi, There are many but from my research it looks...

Hi,

There are many but from my research it looks like Dr. Fay in Boston, Dr. Reinisch in LA, and Dr. Waner. There are many others to consider as well. Since we're in LA, we've having Dr. Reinisch...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-23-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By emonaco
Yes - I think it is amazing how little doctors...

Yes - I think it is amazing how little doctors know about them. Most doctors have told us to wait and see and one pediatric opthamogosist even went so far as to tell me that I was "too worried" about...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-23-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By emonaco
Hi, Gosh - you are not alone! We have been in...

Hi,

Gosh - you are not alone! We have been in the same situation and we've opted to have Sophia's eyelid h removed in March by Dr. Reinisch in LA. Sophia is now 3 1/2 months. We've consulted with...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-20-2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By emonaco
Hi, Our daughter also has an eyelid hemangioma...

Hi,

Our daughter also has an eyelid hemangioma but on the outer right eyelid so a little bit different than yours. We did see a dermatologist who counseled us against using oral steroids and to do a...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-16-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By emonaco
Hi, Can I ask who is removing it? Has it stopped...

Hi,

Can I ask who is removing it? Has it stopped growing yet? Our two month old daughter has one a little bit bigger on her eyelid and we are also planning to have it removed eventually. But, my...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-04-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By emonaco
Thank you so much. This is so helpful! Elizabeth

Thank you so much. This is so helpful!

Elizabeth
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-03-2007, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By emonaco
Eyelid Hemangioma - Lots of Questions!

Hello,

I am so relieved to find this site. Our 7 week old daughter has a strawberry hemangioma on her left eyelid the size of a pea. It started out small and has grown significantly and is starting...
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