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Birthmarks 101: What You Need to Know

You probably know someone with a birthmark, or maybe you even have one. But how much do you really know about the phenomenon?

Robert Wood, MD, a craniofacial plastic surgeon with Banner Health in Arizona, has seen and treated hundreds of patients and their birthmarks. Here, Dr. Wood explains the differences between the most common types of birthmarks.

Birthmarks 101 Infographic

No matter which type of birthmark you may have, it’s important to always wear sunscreen to protect your skin and to have your birthmarks examined regularly by your doctor.

Make an appointment today to have your birthmarks examined by a Banner Health expert.

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