A birthmark is a benign irregularity on the skin which is present at birth or appears shortly after birth, usually in the first month. They can occur anywhere on the skin. Birthmarks are caused by overgrowth of blood vessels, melanocytes, smooth muscle, fat, fibroblasts, or keratinocytes.
FAQs about Birth Marks
1. Are Birthmarks completely treatable?Some birthmarks fade as your child gets older but others will be permanent. Most birthmarks are harmless and don't need any treatment. However if your child's birth mark is significantly affecting his or her appearance or causing health problems, it may need to be treated.
2. What do you do in Holistic Treatment at Valeda?It includes internal remedies supported by external applications like:- localized immune-enhancer activities to affected regions i.e. acupuncture, applications of products with certified organic herbs, modernized cosmetology and procedures based on ancient principles as mentioned in classical text including Constitutional diet & Yoga. On examination by the concerned Doctor and on case taking these details are given to you as a routine procedure.
3. Are you having any instant and cosmetic solution for Birthmarks?The instant or cosmetic solution which is coloring of the skin over the unwanted patch is available at our medical centres. A judicious procedure is followed including a patch test to match the color and see its reaction on the individual's skin.
4. How long will the treatment last?The causative factors may not be necessarily based into the skin region and may be associated with disorders of internal organs. It is, 'the nature of the problem' that calls in for the strategy of the treatment. On examination by the concerned Doctor and on case taking these details are given to you as a routine procedure, duration of treatment varies from person to person; it may take 3-6 months to notice improvements.
5. Are there any side effects?Treatments are safe and have been practiced since 36 years in Valeda. There are no side effects.
6. Can you tell any local application and home remedy for birthmarks?Valeda Herbal Neem Skin Tonic is used after the treatment to keep your skin hydrated and clean.
7. Where can I get more information and tips about my problems?You can follow us on our Valeda blog, facebook page @valedaclinic and youtube channel @valeda doctor. Ever since the year 1990 our Dr Seema Bali is often invited to express her views on this topic on various TV channels. More than hundred of TV recordings of her programs are available on YouTube channel; please visit
8. How much will the treatment cost?Treatment cost will depend on the procedures recommended by the doctor taking the consultation. Recommended procedures depend on the nature of the problem and certain individual factors. Cost of some of the treatments & procedures for reference is mentioned in the following table:
Dermatologists divide birthmarks into two types.● Pigmented birthmarks caused by excess skin pigment cells include moles, café-au-lait spots, and Mongolian spots.
● Vascular birthmarks (also called red birthmarks) are caused by increased blood vessels and include macular stains (salmon patches), hemangiomas, and Port-wine stains.
The exact cause of most birthmarks is unknown, but vascular birthmarks are not hereditary. They are thought to occur as a result of a localized imbalance in factors controlling the development and migration of skin cells.
Why Valeda? How are treatments at Valeda different from any conventional mode?
Basis of treatment at Valeda
The basis of treatment at Valeda is treating the problem through Holistic Modes. A complete judicious program is required for the same.
It includes internal remedies supported by external modalities like:- localized immune-enhancer activities to affected region i.e. acupuncture, applications of products with certified organic herbs, modernized cosmetology and procedures based on ancient principles as mentioned in classical text including Constitutional diet & Yoga. On examination by the concerned Doctor and on case taking these details are given to you as a routine procedure.