"Mom Speaks Out After Her Toddler Daughter Is Bullied For Facial Birthmark"
Marianna Bowering holds her breath every time she posts a photo of her 20-month-old daughter, Angelica. Angelica was born with a port wine-stain birthmark on her face, and people can be cruel. “Gradually over several treatments, this lightens the skin and in some cases, the stain may temporarily go away," said Gregory Levitin, MD, FACS, senior faculty of otolaryngology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
— Gregory M. Levitin, MD, FACS, Senior Faculty, Otolaryngology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Director, Vascular Birthmarks and Malformations, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai