Nevus of Ota? - Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Forum
  Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Hemangiomas  |  Port Wine Stains  |  Vascular Malformations  

1994 - 2014 Celebrating 20 years with 75,000 networked into treatment, over 3,000,000 views monthly on our world wide websites, virtual chapters on 6 of the 7 continents in the world, 500 families provided free lodging while seeking a medical opinion or treatment,over 400 conference scholarships awarded, 200 Day of Awareness events, 15 conferences, 12 programs (including our Ask/Accept Anti Bullying Program),10 walk/runs, 6 research projects funded, 4 physician education grants awarded, 4 college scholarships awarded, 3 Galas, and 2 International Missions Trips with over 300 treated by our international team.
Donate to VBF

Go Back   Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Forum > Individuals Living with Birthmarks > Adults Living with Birthmarks

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 04-19-2011, 02:07 AM
deeinkc deeinkc is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 9

Oh wow. I didn't realize that I had gotten so many replies to this thread. My apologies for not responding sooner.

I'm glad to find others who are experiencing similar reactions as I am. Most of the time I feel so today at work when coworker quietly asked me about my eye. It's so heart breaking for me.

@areli, yes, I have had my birthmark since birth. Though I do feel that it has gotten darker. I am biracial (white mother, black father) so my skin is fairly light/tan. I think when I was younger and played outside, my skin was darker and maybe my mark wasn't as noticable. It hasn't grown or's always been around my left eye and temple area. The only thing is I think it's a bit darker.

@havisfjc, do you know the name of the medical make-up? I started wondering if I have Asian ancestery too. I did read that while it's most common in Asians (Japanese), it's also common in maybe that's where mine comes from.

@cristledon, wow, we are the same age and have the same birthmark. We're soul sisters!! :-)

I would love to chat further with any of you. My email is luv-italy [at] hotmail [dot] com.

Angel kisses,
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump