Can My Birthmark Be Removed?
A birthmark can impact your self-esteem and make you want to avoid social events. Maybe you have tried hiding it with your clothing or by applying layers of makeup, but now you want it removed. The appearance of a birthmark can improve dramatically with treatments that effectively target the unwanted birthmark.
Board-certified general surgeon Dr. Matthew Lynch at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics in Peoria, AZ offers birthmark removal using nonsurgical vein reduction laser treatments with the Harmony XL PRO by Alma. Birthmarks can become more pronounced as you age and your skin undergoes loosening and changes. Dr. Lynch will meet with you in Peoria, AZ to discuss your particular needs and what treatments can best improve the appearance of your birthmark.
Benefits of birthmark removal using Harmony XL Pro
There are many benefits to using nonsurgical vein reduction laser treatments to treat birthmarks.
Improves the appearance of the birthmark by making it less pronounced
Minimal discomfort from the cosmetic procedure
Long-lasting treatment results
Rapid recovery and return to normal life
No significant downtime
How is the birthmark treated?
Dr. Lynch will perform the nonsurgical laser vein reduction in Peoria, AZ. The treatment session will last from 20 – 40 minutes, depending on the size of the birthmark. You will be positioned in a comfortable reclining seat during the entire procedure.
The area with the birthmark is washed and cleaned in preparation for the procedure. A local anesthetic is often applied upon request to minimize any discomfort caused by the laser. Dr. Lynch will pass the Harmony XL PRO laser across the skin’s surface. It will emit various wavelengths to target the birthmark with pulses. The laser does not damage the surrounding tissue. It targets only the birthmark to lessen the coloration and size of the blemish.
Treatment with the Harmony XL PRO laser has no downtime. You can return to work or regular life promptly after treatment.
Following the laser treatment to reduce the appearance of the birthmark, you might experience some redness, swelling, or bruising in the treated area. Eventually, the birthmark’s appearance will start to fade in 7 – 10 days. Some patients see a rapid improvement, but others take longer to notice any significant changes.
For stubborn birthmarks, Dr. Lynch might have to perform several sessions or provide touch-up treatments to prevent the birthmark from returning.
Will the birthmark return after treatment?
Stubborn vascular birthmarks might show considerable improvement after laser treatment but in time, the birthmark can start to return. If the birthmark does come back, you can have the site retreated with the laser.
Schedule a consultation for birthmark removal in Peoria, AZ today
Schedule a consultation with Dr. Matthew Lynch at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics in Peoria, AZ to discuss laser treatments using the Harmony XL PRO laser to reduce the appearance of your birthmark.
Dr. Lynch’s skilled aesthetic team will work out a customized treatment plan that contains a detailed estimate of the number of treatments needed to provide the results you seek in removing your birthmark. After each treatment session, Dr. Lynch and his team will evaluate the results to determine if your treatment plan requires any adjustments to continue meeting your goals. Contact Lynch Vein & Aesthetics in Peoria, AZ to schedule a consultation.