Hemangiomas Newport Beach
The most common tumor of infancy and childhood, a hemangioma is an abnormal build-up of blood vessels occurring in the skin or internal organs. The majority of hemangiomas occur on the face and neck where they may appear as a red or reddish-purple raised lesion on the skin or a large raised tumor with blood vessels. There are several different type of hemangiomas including superficial or strawberry hemangiomas, mixed hemangiomas and others. Many parents choose to have them removed as they can be problematic as well as aesthetically unappealing.
Dr. Batniji is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with extensive experience in the aesthetic treatment of facial hemangiomas. He is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Located in Newport Beach, California, Dr. Batniji is affiliated with several Southern California surgery centers and hospitals including the Newport Beach Surgery Center and Hoag Memorial Presbyterian hospital, where he serves as a member of the Department of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Several different techniques may be used to treat hemangiomas and these may include laser therapy, steroid injections and oral steroids. Regardless of the approach used, Dr. Batniji always places an emphasize on minimizing pain, complications and scarring will creating natural, attractive results.
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