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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-05-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By Clare
my daughter also had a large forehead H removed...

my daughter also had a large forehead H removed at 12 months of age. Dr. Waner thought involution unlikely and we would be left with that saggy skin, etc. that would require surgery eventually...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-17-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By Clare
http://s338.photobucket.com/albums/n402/graywacke3...

http://s338.photobucket.com/albums/n402/graywacke327/Andra/

very similar to my daughter's...had it removed at 12 months. no regrets!!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-17-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Clare
i commented on a more recent post you made...but...

i commented on a more recent post you made...but since my daughter had the same surgery, here's what i can tell you. first, we had dr. waner do the surgery, and honestly figured he would pick the...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-17-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Clare
we had assumed our insurance would deny it, but...

we had assumed our insurance would deny it, but turns out most tend to cover it now, eventually. dr. waner's staff will do most of the work...they were great, though we had to call a couple times to...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-17-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Clare
my daughter (19 mos) had a forehead H a little...

my daughter (19 mos) had a forehead H a little lower and a little bigger than this...we elected to have surgery when she was 12 mos and for us it was the best decision. scar practically invisible 7...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-19-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Clare
i would definitely recommend taking a picture and...

i would definitely recommend taking a picture and emailing it through the homepage of this site to dr. waner, or one of the other doctors. they will give you some initial advice that may help you...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-18-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Clare
i posted a new thread with pictures, surgery went...

i posted a new thread with pictures, surgery went great. thanks everyone!!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-18-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Clare
Surgery success!

My 12-month old daughter's forehead H was removed by Dr. Waner yesterday. It was a complete success, she still has a drainage tube and stitches come out in a week, but she won't need any other...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-15-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Clare
cute! my daughter has a H in same place more or...

cute! my daughter has a H in same place more or less, same size. she's having it removed surgically tomorrow. we had laser treatments on it previously and got some of the same looking dark spots...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-15-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Clare
kelli and missy,THANK YOU. i wish i had posted...

kelli and missy,THANK YOU. i wish i had posted this a month ago to get that reassurance! and to know i wasn't crazy. the big day is tomorrow, weds, 10:30am. i'll prob do a new thread with the...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-12-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Clare
she has enormous adenoids and the chronic nose...

she has enormous adenoids and the chronic nose issue is from that. CHRONIC. which is why if they take the vitals and see everything is normal (hopefully) they'll be convinced it's not a cold. 5...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-11-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Clare
thanks missy...you're right! actually the...

thanks missy...you're right!

actually the vitals thing makes me feel better...not sure why. maybe because it's measurable and not based solely on her nose.

hopefully i'll be back next week with...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-10-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Clare
Surgery question

Hi,
My daughter is scheduled for a hemangioma excision from her forehead for next Weds with Dr. Waner. Poor girl (she's 12 months) has had not exactly what I'd call a cold but definite nasal...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 11-07-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By Clare
an update, we found out yesterday our insurance...

an update, we found out yesterday our insurance WILL cover the surgery (80% of it) and we've rescheduled for dec 16. i've just been reading up on other posts about recovery and what to expect. i...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 11-07-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Clare
rory, my daughter also has a forehead H and we're...

rory,
my daughter also has a forehead H and we're scheduled for surgery dec 16, she will just be 12 months. if possible, i'd love to see pictures before and after to know what maybe to expect?? my...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-07-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By Clare
Mkat, honestly i'm not sure, we didn't ask, i...

Mkat,

honestly i'm not sure, we didn't ask, i just sort of remember hearing that 6 months was the youngest for elective surgery. but i also could be making that up...

for what it's worth, i...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-04-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By Clare
that's something that was so hard about deciding...

that's something that was so hard about deciding on treatment...stepmomof2's daughter's didn't grow much and stopped after a month, my daughter's grew for at least 5-6 months. some stay flat, some...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-02-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Clare
i posted a few pictures on another post titled...

i posted a few pictures on another post titled "forehead hemangioma," i was the original poster. we started at 2 months, had about 8 treatments until 8 months. we voluntarily stopped after deciding...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-02-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Clare
my daughter's laser treatments for her forehead...

my daughter's laser treatments for her forehead hemangioma, about the size of a quarter, did NOT require any pain management or anaesthesia. the entire treatment (we did about 8 over 5 months) would...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-02-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By Clare
update... we did have our appt with dr. waner and...

update...
we did have our appt with dr. waner and decided to go ahead with surgery. currently it's scheduled for 10/28 however we are waiting to hear from our insurance company first to see if they...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-30-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By Clare
Forehead hemangioma...pictures and questions

hi, my daughter is 7.5 months and has a forehead hemangioma. we are having it treated with lasers (since 2 months). when we started, the hemangioma was relatively flat though starting to get...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-30-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Clare
my 7 month old daughter also has a prominent...

my 7 month old daughter also has a prominent hemangioma in a very similar place, thanks for the info. that's the big concern, once she gets walking, a nd bumping!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-30-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Clare
my 7 month old daughter also has a forehead...

my 7 month old daughter also has a forehead hemangioma, about the sixe of a quarter and raised maybe half an inch off her forehead. we've been having laser treatments since 2 months which has...
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