Port Wine Stain Laser Treatment | Birthmark Removal Services in Vancouver & Burnaby

Looking to clear your skin imperfections by getting rid of a port stain birthmark? We warmly welcome you to our Orchid Skin Care Burnaby clinic for the best port wine stain laser treatment. We use laser hyperpigmentation treatments but also offer alternative methods like (e.g., surgery) if your case requires them.
We fully understand that though harmless, birthmark discolorations can have negative psychological implications. The physicians at our clinic are renowned for their expertise and are highly skilled in removing port stain birthmarks.

Please contact us today so we can discuss your condition and treatment options. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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What Are Port Wine Stains?

Port wine stains are blue, pink, or red birthmarks on the skin’s surface. They don’t pose any health threat, but they may be an indication of an underlying condition.
Self-conscious people seek port wine birthmark removal purely for cosmetic reasons.

These stains typically occur on the face, neck, arms, legs, and scalp although they can also occur in other parts of the body. If your port stain birthmark has been a source of stress, worry no more. Just visit our clinic for the best port wine birthmark removal services.

Port Wine Stain Laser Treatment

We provide comprehensive port wine birthmark removal services for all our Burnaby customers. The treatment is safe and effective. Overall, you need a few treatment sessions for the therapy to be fully beneficial. However, the level of success ultimately depends on where the port wine stain birthmark is located. Treatment is necessary because the stains can worsen as you age and can even lead to occasional bleeding.
We use various lasers for the treatment of port wine stain birthmarks including Alexandrite, V-Beam Prima, V-Beam Perfecta, and Fraxel lasers among others.
We offer port wine birthmark removal services for people of all ages including babies and toddlers. We are determined to make our clinic a haven for the entire family to get their skin treatment.

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How Long Does Port Wine Stain Laser Treatment Burnaby Take?

Port wine stains are generally resistant to laser treatment and several treatments are required for maximum benefits. In our experience, this means four to six series of treatments spread across a few years. The length of the treatment depends on individual circumstances including age and the characteristics of the birthmark.

When laser treatments are administered by experienced specialists like in our clinic, you can expect positive outcomes with minimal side effects.

If you have specific questions regarding your port wine stain birthmark, call our clinic today and we will be happy to engage you further.

FAQ

A port wine stain is a birthmark that is typically red, pink, or purple in color. It is caused by a defect in the blood vessels under the skin. Port wine stains are most commonly found on the face, but they can also occur on other parts of the body.

The exact cause of port wine stains is unknown. However, it is believed that they are caused by a defect in the genes that control the development of blood vessels.

The most obvious symptom of a port wine stain is its color. Port wine stains are typically red, pink, or purple in color. They can also be raised or flat. In some cases, port wine stains can cause pain or itching.

Port wine stain laser treatment is a procedure that uses lasers to destroy the blood vessels that cause the birthmark. The laser is applied to the birthmark in a series of treatments. The number of treatments needed depends on the size and severity of the birthmark.

The risks of port wine stain laser treatment are relatively minor. They include redness, swelling, and bruising. In rare cases, there may be scarring.

The benefits of port wine stain laser treatment include:

  • The removal of the birthmark
  • An improvement in the appearance of the skin
  • A reduction in the risk of complications

 The aftercare instructions for port wine stain laser treatment vary depending on the type of laser used. However, some general aftercare instructions may include:

  • Applying ice to the treatment area
  • Avoiding sun exposure
  • Using sunscreen

The success rate of port wine stain laser treatment is high. In most cases, the birthmark will be significantly reduced or eliminated after a few treatments.