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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Why Birthmark at Renewme?

Its increasing that women and even men are interested in their skin and skin beauty care. They want to have clear skin with glowing without mole, dark spots, and aging spots etc. If they have pigmentation, they consider about removal pigmentation. But, the pigmentation seems like they are similar mole or spots, but its slightly different, so you need to have consultations and need exact diagnoses with dermatologists

As a normal treatment, it
s a common diseases like mole, aging spots to treat easily. But, it was hard to treat birthmark before because there are many birthmark types like Nevus of Ota, Café-Au-Lait Spot etc.

Q. What is Birthmark?

s common to appear normal pigmentation such as dark spot, freckles. It has a variety of treatment method and researches. But, its classified the abnormal pigmentation Nevus of Ota, Café-Au-Lait Spot etc because its hard to treat it by one sessions.

Q. How tell each birthmark?

1. Nevus of Ota

Nevus of Ota is appeared by birth and after birth on the face. The color is blue and blue-greenish hyper pigmentation that occurs mainly on face. Most of Ota shows one side of face normally. About 10% patients have both side of face too. 

2. Nevus of Ota for both side

 The pigmentation is called as Bilateral Ota, Acquired Ota. It looks similar to the Ota but mainly occurs in the younger generation and mostly around the eyes, side of the forehead, on both sides of the nose. It shows blue-brown or blue gray spots symmetrically.

3. Café-Au-Lait Spot

Café-Au-Lait spot is about 2~20cm
The shape is clear, uniformly and it colored brown spots because it is similar to milk coffee. That
s why its milk coffee spot name. At birth or after birth, It can appear in different ways and its getting thinner with ages. When the body grows and the size of spots is getting bigger proportionally. The size of the spots can also grow together with the body

4. Partial Unilateral Lentiginosis (PUL)

Partial Unilateral means the group of small pigmented spots on one half of the body. If the spot gets and make a group, it looks like aging spot. Sometimes, it is also confused with Nevus of Ota. 

5. Becker
s Nevus

Beckers Nevus is the pigmentation with often hairy and found mostly in males. Its an irregular pigmentation which colored brighter brown and dark brown. It causes normal cells, tissues and its over pigmented of the skin from pigmentation abnormalities.

Q. Is it connected to health problems?

Café-Au-Lait Spots are mostly appeared in less than 3 diseases in healthy adults. There are 6 or more spots with a size of 15mm or more. We need to doubts that that is Café-Au spots as a neurofibroma.
About 60% of patients who have Ota spots might appear around their eyes and it causes their conjunctiva and sclera of the eyes. Ota spots are not connected to health problems, but its very rarely that there is a possibility of malignant black people.

Q. How to treat for birthmark?

The Ota spots are treated by general laser treatment using high energy laser in interval of 1 or 2 months. It make the scabs on the treated area. Its painful and cant do any daily routine everyday. It make more pigmentation and scar, so its difficult to treat them.

But, there is the laser with using lower energy and is treated for only target of area with less painful. Without blooding and scabs, its treated by once a month or 2 months. Especially, Café- Au-Lait Spot is treated earlier in children than adults because the pigmentation is treated well when the size is small by Low-power laser therapy to minimize pain and discomfort. It is better to treat infants early. 

Before & After


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