When Should Birthmarks Be Removed?

Birthmarks are a common occurrence. Most commonly, a concentration of extra pigment or blood vessels causes a noticeable mark on a newborn’s skin. “There are many ways these marks can present, including moles, port wine stains and hemangiomas, as well as café-au-lait spots,” shares Emily Johnston, physician assistant at Sanova Dermatology. While birthmarks are typically harmless, small, and easy to live with, Continue reading

Nevus Spilus: What You Should Know

If you have a tan patch on your skin with several smaller spots inside of it, you may have a birthmark known as Nevus Spilus. This speckled multicolored skin lesion is relatively common, and occur from infancy into adulthood. If you are diagnosed with it, you should know and understand what to do next. “Multicolored moles is one of the signs Continue reading

Halo Nevus | My Mole Has A White Ring Around It

Atypical moles and pigmented lesions on the skin can be a source of worry and anxiety, especially if they are changing. These moles could pose a significant health risk if they are confirmed to be cancerous. When moles start changing in color or appearance they should be evaluated. However, not all changing moles are dangerous. Halo Nevus “Halo Nevi are Continue reading

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