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Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 08-18-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By kgregory
Treatment would DEFINITELY be worthwhile, I was...

Treatment would DEFINITELY be worthwhile, I was born with a PWS on my face surrounding my eye, and I've been receiving treatments since I was only a few months old. in the past 16 years, the...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 08-18-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,101
Posted By kgregory
mine's on the left side

mine's on the left side
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-22-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By kgregory
I'm sure you can find someone in NYC, but if not...

I'm sure you can find someone in NYC, but if not you could consider going to John's Hopkins in Baltimore- it's about a 4 hour drive from NYC, and I've been going there since I was young
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-22-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By kgregory
I have a PWS on my eyebrow area, and though the...

I have a PWS on my eyebrow area, and though the laser burns off some of the existing eyebrow, it starts regrowing within a few months of the treatment, even with the birthmark still there.
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-22-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By kgregory
I just thought it might be reassuring to let you...

I just thought it might be reassuring to let you know that I was born with a PWS, and at age 15, it is almost completely gone because of treatments :)
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-22-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By kgregory
Dermablend works very well, I use it on my PWS...

Dermablend works very well, I use it on my PWS after treatments.

Also, just a tip- It helps sometimes to put on normal foundation and then the concealer. I found that it worked better for me that...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-22-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By kgregory
I'm 15, and have been recieving for my facial PWS...

I'm 15, and have been recieving for my facial PWS treatments since I was young. One thing my parents used to do with me was cover it up with makeup, which didn't cover it completely, but it helped...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-22-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By kgregory
I haven't had a child with a PWS, but I am a...

I haven't had a child with a PWS, but I am a child with a facial PWS. I have 2 brothers, and neither of them have birthmarks of any sort.

As for laser treatments, I strongly reccomend them. At the...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By kgregory
I'm 15 with PWS on the area around my eye, and...

I'm 15 with PWS on the area around my eye, and though it's almost completely gone now through laser treatments, it was pretty noticeable when I was in elementary school. I thought it might be...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,009
Posted By kgregory
My PWS sounds somewhat like your daughter's,...

My PWS sounds somewhat like your daughter's, though maybe a little darker, and on the area around my eye. I would definitely reccomend laser treatment, it has made an incredible difference for me,...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By kgregory
Hey Liz! I'm 15, and though I can't help much...

Hey Liz!
I'm 15, and though I can't help much about the first part of the question, I would say bring a friend with you :) I've had my mom and brothers (they wanted to see the laser) come in with me...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By kgregory
Nenna- I am 15, and have been getting laser...

Nenna-
I am 15, and have been getting laser treatments since I was young, and I strongly reccomend them. They have done wonders for my PWS, and it is almost completely gone now. When I was younger,...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By kgregory
I don't feel constantly cold, but my PWS is on my...

I don't feel constantly cold, but my PWS is on my face, so I'm not sure if it has anything to do with that.
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By kgregory
I'm no makeup artist, but I am a teenager with a...

I'm no makeup artist, but I am a teenager with a PWS on the area around my eye, and it's actually suprisingly easy to cover up. I strongly reccomend dermablend (available at some department stores, I...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By kgregory
Sharon- I don't have too much factual information...

Sharon-
I don't have too much factual information on PWS, or types of lasers or anything, but I just thought it might be comforting for you to know that I was born with a PWS, and at age 15, it is...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By kgregory
I'm 15, and I've been getting laser treatments...

I'm 15, and I've been getting laser treatments since I was very young, and I would say it's definitely worth the cost, especially because health insurance can sometimes help with some of it.

I was...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By kgregory
If it is PWS, the hair should probably grow...

If it is PWS, the hair should probably grow normally. I have a PWS that goes over my eyebrow area, and the hairs in my eyebrows have grown in without a problem, but I'm not sure if hairs on the head...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-21-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By kgregory
Worried Father Though i don't have any factual...

Worried Father
Though i don't have any factual information or advice, I came across your post, and I just wanted to share with you my personal experience with a PWS. I am 15 and was born with a PWS...
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