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

When Guilianna was born there was no indication of a vascular malformation on her face. It wasn’t until her first initial check-up after birth that…

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2017 has been the most amazing year in VBF history and it would not have been possible without your support. Just look at what we accomplished:…

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What an exciting summer it has been for families affected by a vascular birthmark! In May, many of you participated in our Vascular Birthmarks Month…

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Thanks to the support of former Congressman John Sweeney (R-NY) more than ten years ago, May 15th is recognized as the Vascular Birthmarks Day of Awareness and May…

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Our next VBF Facebook Live sessions will focus on using lasers to treat Infantile Hemangiomas and Port Wine Stains. Two of the world's leading experts in this…

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In this month’s post I will address some of the confusion regarding treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas (commonly called “hemangiomas”). One in ten children are born…

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How soon should my child start treatment for their vascular birthmark? That is one of the most common questions VBF receives. This topic is so…

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It goes without saying that every child is special. But for me, every child with a vascular birthmark is extra special. Ever since 1994, when…

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