Macular Stains Overview
What are macular stains?
An infant with a macular stain has a flat, red birthmark on the skin of the face or neck. Macular stains are the most common type of birthmark. Macular stains to the face usually disappear within 2 years, while macular stains to the neck may persist into adulthood.
What are the symptoms of macular stains?
Macular stains rarely cause additional symptoms.
How does the doctor treat macular stains?
Macular stains do not require treatment, but they may be treated for cosmetic reasons. This may include surgery, cosmetics, and laser therapy.
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