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Even though he cannot explain why Dillon or anyone else gets the vascular birthmark, he has good odds of making them better with the laser therapy: 75 percent to 80 percent of patients have their port wine stain lightened by at least 50 percent, and the mark disappears completely in 15 percent to 20 percent of patients.
It was through the Foundation that they learned about laser treatments that are available to remove, or at least lighten, the port wine stain on Vicki's face.
3) Perea, second from right, with friend Mike Flores and other classmates at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, says she thinks of her port wine stain as ``a special thing that makes me unique.
Three babies in every 1,000 born in the UK will have a port wine stain.
Among the children born with port wine stains, Rebekkah is one of the lucky ones.
A port wine stain is one of a group of relatively common vascular malformations.
London's High Court heard he has a "low tolerance" of people commenting on the port wine stain, which covers much of his face and neck, and has been depressed.
Emily Wadwell, of Marske, was born with a port wine stain birthmark, and doctors discovered she suffered from the neurological disorder Sturge Weber.
A port wine stain is a red or purple birthmark affecting one in 500 babies.
Charles assumed a similar facial identity to 27-year-oldMartin, who suffered third- degree burns to half his body in a car accident,and Caprice was made-up to look like 33-year-old Debbie, half of whose face is covered with a port wine stain.
ASTURGE-WEBBER Syndrome is the name given to a combination of a port wine stain on the face and epileptic fits.