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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 11-01-2010, 01:16 AM
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Posted By newmom
I saw Dr Pope at Sick Kids. Surprisingly we...

I saw Dr Pope at Sick Kids. Surprisingly we didn't wait too long for an inital appt - about 3 weeks, but I think that's because I e-mailed Dr Pope personally and told her our story and how anxious I...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-05-2010, 12:57 AM
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Posted By newmom
adnama - I'm from the Hamilton area. Have you...

adnama - I'm from the Hamilton area. Have you considered Dr. Waner? He is in NYC - which would be easier to travel to than California. I also spoke with him personally over the phone and he was...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-25-2010, 03:55 PM
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Posted By newmom
We also went to the US for laser treatment for...

We also went to the US for laser treatment for our daughter and it wasn't covered by the government's health insurance plan - we had to pay out of pocket. But it's the best money we ever spent. I'm...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-11-2010, 01:46 AM
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Posted By newmom
You should definitely e-mail and send pictures to...

You should definitely e-mail and send pictures to some of the doctor's on this forum. Dr. Levitin and Dr. Waner are fantastic and get back to you so quickly. I'm also from Canada, and through this...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-08-2010, 03:12 AM
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Posted By newmom
snappysara - I hate to say it, but you likely...

snappysara - I hate to say it, but you likely won't get much help from doctors in Ontario. We saw a pediatrician who referred us to the Hemagioma clinic at McMaster in Hamilton. The pediatrician...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-04-2010, 05:19 PM
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Posted By newmom
Try Dr Elena Pope at the Hospital for Sick...

Try Dr Elena Pope at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto - she is a pediatric dermatologist.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-26-2010, 08:49 PM
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Posted By newmom
Tessamarie - I don't know where in Ontario you...

Tessamarie - I don't know where in Ontario you are, but there is a Dr. Elana Pope at Sicks Kids hospital in Toronto. She is a pediatric dermatologist who specializes in hemangiomas. We saw her this...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-25-2010, 12:56 AM
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Posted By newmom
My daughter is doing great - thanks for asking! ...

My daughter is doing great - thanks for asking! She was fine 5 minutes after the whole procedure and we haven't had any problems since. We go for our second treatment on Monday, so hopefully the...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-24-2010, 12:46 AM
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Posted By newmom
My daughter had her first laser treatment last...

My daughter had her first laser treatment last week - she is 4 months old. For the past 4 months, we have been told by doctors that it will go away, you don't need to do anything (we live in Canada,...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-11-2010, 05:31 PM
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Posted By newmom
Laser Treatment - what to expect?

Hi all,

My four month old daughter has a superficial hemangioma at the corner of her mouth - she is going for her first laser treatment on Monday and I was wondering if you could tell me what to...
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