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Birthmark Removal Facts

Medical Name:
Birthmark Removal
Common Name:
Birthmark Removal
Estimated Cost:
$400 to $500
Type of Anesthesia:
Length of Procedure: 3 to 4 hours
Down Time: 1 to 7 days
Recovery Time: 2 to 6 weeks
Discomfort Level: Mild Pain
Procedure Location: Office, Clinic
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What is Birthmark Removal?

When a child is born, there are times when marks are found in various areas of the body. These are known as birthmarks, which can vary in color, shape and size. They can appear right at birth, or become more visible a short time later. Birthmarks can fade over time, and some can be permanent. Some are unnoticeable, and others can be bothersome to individuals. Having birthmarks in more conspicuous areas can possibly lower one’s self-esteem and self-confidence in their appearance. Birthmark removal offers a solution to these individuals.

There are various types of birthmarks and there are various options in how they can be removed, including laser surgery or surgical excision. While birthmarks can be removed in order to enhance appearance and improve self-esteem, they may also be removed in order to reduce the possibility of health risks from occurring. The method used for removal depends upon the type of birthmark and the severity of its condition.

Feel free to look through the “Essential Facts” presented on birthmark removal. These facts can help answer some of the more frequently asked questions about this cosmetic procedure. You can also learn more about birthmark removal in our “Research” section, including a more detailed description on the various techniques a doctor can use to remove a birthmark and the different types of birthmarks. However, the information listed on this website should not be confused for actual medical advice. If you wish to gain a more thorough understanding of this procedure, please consult with a cosmetic surgeon.

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