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Old 02-03-2004, 03:37 PM
heather
 
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Default When to start laser treatment

Hello. My three week old son was born with PWS covering 50% of his right upper eye lid, parts of his right cheek, right side of his nose and upper lip, and chin. We saw a pediatric surgeon who diagnosed my son's PWS as a mild case and stated that we could start laser treatment (if interested) at 1-2 years of age. As my son has no other medical conditions, my question is why would we need to wait a year? From what I have read, the sooner the PWS can be treated, the better. I noticed that infants can be treated safely with laser. We live in a suberb of Detroit, Michigan. Any referrals/ recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Heather
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