Moles and birthmarks

What types of birthmarks are seen by dermatologists?

March 15, 2022
female with large brown spot on face under eye looking at mirror reflection

Birthmarks are a unique trait to many patients. When you are born, you may have had a mark on the skin. This mark can develop anywhere and may look different depending on the type of birthmark. At Chevy Chase Dermatology, Dr. Margaret Summerville and her team can evaluate a patient to determine the type of...  read more


Types of birthmarks

July 15, 2021

If you were born with discoloration on the skin, you may have what is called a birthmark. Birthmarks may be present at birth or develop within the first month or so of life. They are noncancerous (benign) and can occur anywhere on the face and body. They vary in size, shape, and color depending on...  read more