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Old 09-27-2011, 09:41 PM
vicky.liu99 vicky.liu99 is offline
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my little son is now 4 months old and has extensive PWS in his right face, chin, cheek, right chest, right arm and hands. Does anyone here have the same situation? What will the part of chest, arm and hand look like if we just leave it and no laser treatment? Will it get worse or cause some problems in future?

We plan to do the first laser treatment Dr. Moise Levy located in Austin, Texas when my baby is 6 month old. Is it too early to start the treatment for my baby? or Is anyone familiar with Dr. Levy? If possible, could you share some experience? Thanks

Aaron's mom
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Old 09-27-2011, 09:49 PM
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Hi Aaron's mom, and welcome!

I've always heard good things about Dr. Levy.

No one can really tell you what his chest or arm would look like with no treatment. However, not having treatments can lead to cobbling and blebs as an adult (well, perhaps as a kid too) and cobbling and blebs do cause problems (bleeding and such). Many parents seem to think of treatments as cosmetic, but they do serve another purpose.

However, other parents will be along soon to chime in!

Missy
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