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Old 09-25-2013, 01:01 AM
momof3inpa2009 momof3inpa2009 is offline
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Timolol is a topical gel that is rubbed into the hemangioma. Many do not believe that it works well on "deep" hemangiomas and to be honest we didn't think it was working either until we stopped using it. We saw a huge difference when we stopped. If you have any other questions feel free to message me.

Thanks Missy!!!!
Deep hemangioma on left eyebrow towards nose
Started propanolol Feb. 11th, 2010
Off of propanolol aprox. June 2011
Takes 3 doses per day at 1.3ml
2nd Weaning of prop. not a success back on it March 22. Only one dose of 1.3ml now- 19 months old Did Timolol gel for awhile, stopped, & back on - 4 years old. Off of Timolol -doesn't seem to be doing anything. Surgery was a success!!! April 2014
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