Facial Hemangioma-continue treatment or surgery - Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Forum
  Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Hemangiomas  |  Port Wine Stains  |  Vascular Malformations  
VBF logo

1994 - 2014
Celebrating 20 years with
75,000 networked into treatment

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

   VBF 20th Anniversary Gala Friday, October 10, 2014 in New York City

VBF 2014 Annual Conference Saturday, October 11, 2014 in New York City

Donate to VBF    Shop VBF Products

Go Back   Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Forum > Hemangioma Help > Help and Resources for Hemangiomas

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #11  
Old 04-29-2011, 01:59 AM
siobhan siobhan is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 26
Default

Hi Shanarama,

My daughter Emily is 8 months and we see Dr Blei at Vascular Birthmark Institute in NY. We are also on propranolol and timolol. We tried to wean last month and I thought I saw rebound growth so continued with the meds. My concerns were confirmed and Dr Blei said that we need to stay on the meds for now. She said at 8 months we are still in the growth stage and the goal is for the H to be completely gone by age 2. Granted Emily's H is almost flat but when she raises her eyebrows there is still a big lump underneath the skin. We are going to consider laser between 12-18 months. Surgery has never really been discussed so I can't speak to that but just wanted to share what is happening for us in case it helps at all. Feel free to email offline siobhanfahy@mac.com
Reply With Quote
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump