Treatment for Vascular Birthmarks

The International Birthmark Institute (TIBI) offers:

  • Medical management with propranolol, oral/intralesional corticosteroids
  • Topical treatment with Aldara 
  • Laser surgery

For the diagnosis and management of simple and complex vascular birthmarks our diagnostic services include:

Interventional Radiology for Vascular Malformations

Vascular malformations can be treated with sclerotherapy. During this procedure, the interventional radiologist injects the lesion with a medication that shrinks it. Learn more

Laser Surgery: Candela GentleLase (Alexandrite Laser for Recalcitrant Lesions)

Candela GentleLase is a form of laser therapy that can be used to treat a variety of skin and hair conditions. It can be used for everything from hair removal to freckles to wrinkles. Learn more

Laser Surgery: Candela Vbeam Perfecta

Candela Vbeam Perfecta is a form of laser therapy that can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions. It was primarily developed for the treatment of port wine stains but can also be used for everything from acne scars to facial and spider veins, scars, warts, rosacea and more. Learn more

Laser Surgery: FRAXEL

FRAXEL is a form of laser therapy that can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions. It can be used to treat everything from scars to poor skin texture, sun damage and wrinkles. Learn more