Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
Hi,i went to a laser clinic to get my birthmark removed which is on top of my breast, and i was told i need a surgeon to remove it,i have a friend who got one removed the same from her face and i was just wondering if you guys have surgeons to remove it. If so,does medicare cover it?how much will the cost be
Brown Birthmarks and Portwine/Red Birthmarks can typically be treated with a laser. We have a range of different lasers at the Victorian Cosmetic Institute which may help treat your birthmark . The chance of scarring is higher with surgical removal as opposed to laser removal.