Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Macular Stains Outlook

What to expect with macular stains:

  • Macular stains on the face usually disappear by age two.
  • Macular stains on the neck may persist into adulthood.
  • These birthmarks do not require treatment.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Macular Stains References
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