Dermale naevi (birth marks) can with permission of your doctor be treated by way of laser therapy. Because our skin therapists work together with doctors in 9 hospitals, they treat birth marks on a daily basis for people that want to reduce their birth marks. Discover the possibilities of dermal naevus laser treatment.
Why a dermal naevi laser treatment?
Do you want to reduce your birth marks? Our skin therapists treat the birth marks well and relatively painless by way of laser therapy. In stead of cutting the birth marks away, or letting it get treated with nitrogen, the laser treatment removes a dermale naevus up to the skin surface.
Before your laser treatment of dermal naevi.
It is important to not expose yourself to direct sunlight 4 weeks previous of the treatment. This means no tanning beds or tanning during holidays. You are however to walk about outside normally. If the sun is bright, it is important that you apply sufficient sun protection. For example Actinica Lotion. If you have a dermal naevus in the facial area, you have to show up to your appointment with a cleaned face.
During the laser treatment of the dermal naevi/birth marks
A KTP/Yellow/Iridex vein laser or the Co2 laser are the most suitable to treat birth marks without the formation of scars. The feature of these laser types is that it heats the skin which will make the skin tissue coagulate. The places on the skin will be immediately less swollen due to the lasering. The treatment of dermal naevi can be experienced as slightly sensitive. The laser feels like small needle pricks in the skin.
After the laser treatment of dermal naevi/birth marks
After the treatment of dermal naevus the skin might be slightly red due to the heat of the laser, the skin therapist will give you a cool pack to help to reduce this. The redness often leaves within a couple of hours. After a few days after the treatment, scabs will form. After a week the scabs will dissapear and normal, sometimes still slightly pink skin will be visible. The pink skin will change to your normal skin colour within a month. During the treatment of the dermal neavi, sufficient protection against Uv-light needs to be implemented. The skin cannot be exposed to sunlight or tanning beds until a month after the treatment. Otherwise there will be a risk of pigmentation in the treated areas. We advise not to go swim or visit the sauna for atleast four days after the treatment.
The to be expected result of the laser treatment of dermal naevus.
Gemiddeld zijn er 2 tot 3 laserbehandelingen nodig om een moedervlek geheel te verwijderen. It can be that more than one treatment is necessary. This has to do with the returning of the cells. The treatment will be performed again, untill the right result is reached. During the intake our skin therapists will make a personal treatment plan together with you. It gives you all the advice about the amount of treatments necessary, the aftercare and the costs. The expected result will be extensively discussed during the intake. The skin therapist will form a realistic view. In general the laser treatments will reduce the dermal naevi and its visibilty untill it pulls away.
Coverage health insurance
A dermal naevus in the facial area can be partially covered by a additional health insurance. Often health insurances cover camouflage therapy. Laser therapy is not a camouflage therapy, but often the insurer accept a description like ”camouflage therapy by way of laser therapy in the facial area”. keep an eye on our discounts. For more information about coverage by insurances, take a look at our information page about health insurances.
Make an appointment for a dermal naevus treatment.
This treatment and free intake, are possible at all our locations: Utrecht (De Bilt,) Leiden (Lammenschansweg en Alrijne ziekenhuis,) Alphen aan de Rijn, Deventer, Apeldoorn, Zutphen, Amersfoort, Baarn, Goes, Zaandam, Den Haag, Sint-Oedenrode, Bergambacht, Veghel, Grubbenvorst, Volendam, Oud-Beijerland, Urk, Vught, Arnhem, Mijdrecht, Nunspeet, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brakel, en Venlo. For an extended overview of our locations, click here.
Prices dermal naevus treatment.
*Prices below are indications. The exacyt prices is determined during the intake and depends on size and severity.