An abnormal buildup of blood vessels on or under the surface of the skin is called a hemangioma. In such a case, the skin may look like a red coloured birthmark and may protrude from the skin.
Red coloured birthmark of this kind frequently appear on the face, neck and behind the ears. They often look painful, but rarely cause any discomfort. Furthermore, they are usually small but can grow to be quite large. Sometimes they grow in internal organs such as the liver, larynx, or small and large intestines.
One of the most effective treatment for hemangioma is IPL Photofacial at Laser Genesis Skin Clinic.
Hemangioma FAQs at Laser Genesis Medi Spa
At present it is unknown as to what causes the appearance of hemangiomas however in certain cases they may be formed during gestation.
Generally the concern is mainly aesthetic if present on the skin.
The treatments include injections of corticosteroids by the physician or they are very easily treated by the lasers.
One to two laser treatments. Rarely will they be zapped a third time.
The treated area turns grey for a few days before they are completely gone.