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Strawberry marks

About one in 10 babies will develop a strawberry mark during the first couple of months after birth. These birthmarks get their name because sometimes they look similar to a strawberry. They can appear anywhere on the skin, but six out of 10 are found on the face or neck. They start off as a small, red patch which increases in size over about three to nine months and becomes a bright, red lump. It then stops growing and slowly shrinks. But most will not need any treatment and gradually disappear over time. Click here to read about Birthmarks.

In adults Laser and Intense Light Treatments can be used very successfully to treat vascular birthmarks and several treatments are required to achieve success.


Available Treatments

IPL Photorejuvenation

IPL Photorejuvenation can target different structures including hair, blood vessels and sun-damage by pulsing different wavelengths of light into the skin.