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​Port Wine Stains

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Port wine stains are vascular birthmarks that are found most often on the face, neck, arms, or legs. The color can range from pale pink to a dark purple and grow in size as the person grows.

To lighten or remove a port wine stain, new types of lasers, such as V-Beam, Cynergy™ and CoolGlide® have been shown to be effective. The treatment usually requires several visits at two-month intervals.

CoolGlide® is a registered trademark of Cutera, Inc.
Cynergy™ is a trademark of Cynosure, Inc.

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