Malcolm Rude, M.D.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Port-Wine Stain Removal

Skin Care & Non-Surgical Treatments

 

Port-Wine Stain Removal

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Port-wine stains, which present at birth, are a congenital malformations of vessels located in the papillary and reticular dermis. These birth marks, which are usually a pink to red color, will not resolve with time. In fact, port-wine stains have a tendency to darken, become thicker, and more nodular over time. The goal of laser treatment of port-wine stains is to focus the thermal damage to the targeted blood vessels while preventing damage normal bordering dermis and epidermis. The pulse dye laser has a long standing reputation as the go-to treatment for port-wine stains due to its proven safety and efficacy in both children and adults. Modifications have been made to the pulse dye laser over the years to ensure it is yielding the best results that current technology will allow. Dr. Rude rents his pulse dye laser to ensure that he is always able to offer the most current technology available.
You may also be interested in complimentary procedures like Skin Analysis, Chemical Peelsor Laser Resurfacing.
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