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Birthmarks can come in various shapes, sizes and colors. They are not inherited and have no relationship to anything a mother did, or didn’t do, during pregnancy.
Some of the more common birthmarks are tan or dark ones, such as café-au-lait or benign nevi, which can be removed with the MedLite® laser, or vascular birthmarks, such as hemangiomas or port wine stains, that can be removed or lightened with the
V-Beam, Cynergy,™ and CoolGlide® lasers.
CoolGlide® is a registered trademark of Cutera, Inc.
Cynergy™ is a trademark of Cynosure, Inc.
MedLite® is a registered trademark of Hoya Photonics, Inc.

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