The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation
Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

Mark your calendars! Our 2021 VBF Conference and Clinic will be held in Irvine, California on October 16. More details to come in March.

Our international family conference is the only one of its kind in the world. We offer lectures from the top experts in the field on the latest in research and treatment options, as well as individual clinic appointments with our multidisciplinary team of expert specialists who provide an informal diagnosis and treatment plan to every individual and family.

Our conference serves individuals with any type of vascular birthmark, anomaly or syndrome including hemangiomas, port-wine stain birthmarks, lymphatic malformations, arteriovenous malformations, venous malformations, KTS, PHACES, CLOVES, CMTC, and Sturge-Weber Syndrome, among all others. We turn no family with a vascular birthmark away.


Free Laser Treatment


One of the highlights of the VBF Conference and Clinic is a free laser session. To be considered for a free laser session, you will need to be screened and pre-approved, found on the application. Details to come soon.

Free Dental Exams

Details to come soon.

Free Hotel Room

Details to come soon.


Registration & Fees

Your all-inclusive $100 registration fee includes all the services described above, wither the event is in-person or virtual. If there is a financial hardship, the full $100 registration fee will be waived so long as you select the $25 payment option on the registration form and pay the mandatory $25 processing fee.

If you need to cancel for any reason, we would be happy to issue you a full refund of your registration fee, upon request.

Use the links below to register online or download, print and mail-in / email a registration form. We need at least one clear photo (uploaded during the online registration process or sent by mail or email to showing the birthmark for each patient so that we can ensure that the patient is scheduled with the appropriate clinic team, and so that we can assess if the patient is qualified for free laser treatment.

Contacts & Questions

Questions? You can e-mail your questions to Emily at Email is the preferred method of communication.