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

I was born with a port wine stain on the left side of my face. Since the age of six,  I have had laser treatments.…

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   I have experienced physical pain daily from a young age, and this had a knock-on effect on my mental health! The reason for writing…

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Hello friends, This is Zara Manzoor from Pakistan. I am 28 years old now. I want to share my story for awareness. I have hemangioma…

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My daughter Cora was born in April 2018 with a birthmark in the middle of her forehead. Initially, her doctors thought it would fade before…

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My daughter developed a hemangioma a couple days after birth and, by 8 months, it had become large and extremely red.  Naturally, I worried about…

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  "It's a Birthmark, not lipstick." Hello everyone! My name is Sabrina. I was born with port wine stain covering my right cheek until my…

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Jaxon was born on Jan 3, 2014. When he was placed in my arms for the first time they told me he had a lot…

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Hi, my name is Michelle Lai and I am 24 years old. I never understood my condition growing up, but I was fully aware of…

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My name is Lina Dejesus. I am a Cosmetology 22-year-old student who was born with a vascular birthmark on my left lower lip, it’s been…

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I was born in 1948 with a port wine stain (PWS) on the right half of my face. I was the second child, the first…

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