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Old 01-10-2009, 01:49 PM
tess tess is offline
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Our daughter has a PWS on half her face, including around the right eye. She has had 12 laser treatments from a wonderful doctor who, unfortunately, our insurance did not cover. Now, financial restraints dictate that we find a new doctor who our insurance will cover.

Has anyone had experience with Dr. Sophia Hendrick in Knoxville, Tennessee?

Is there another doctor in the Knoxville or Chattanooga, Tennessee, area that you would recommend instead?

We appreciate any input or insight you can offer!
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Old 01-12-2009, 08:57 PM
Lorie J Lorie J is offline
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Hello. I have a 3yr old son with a small portwine stain on his forehead. We use Dr. Darryl Ellis at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. I'm not sure if this helps, or if this is close to where you live. We live in Alabama and drive a couple of hrs there. He had done 4 laser treatments for my son, and hopefully the 5th in February. Good Luck.
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Old 01-13-2009, 01:16 AM
nickbar nickbar is offline
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I have had wonderful feedback about Dr. Hendricks in the past.

Good luck. my opinion, it never hurts to get more than one opinion

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