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Red spot on the cheeks, rosacea. Recommended laser surgery with breaking vessels. What can these spots be, advise?

I have a red, well more like brick red spot on my cheek I have had all my life. I was told it was Rosacea , but everything I read says Rosacea includes red acne-like and burning bumps, but I have never had that. What is this spot? I was once told, about 10 years ago that I would need laser surgery to remove it. Something about breaking up blood vessels, I think. It has never really bothered me before, but as I get older, I feel more and more like I might want it gone. Any advice or suggestions? Thank you for your time,
Asked On : Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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Hi...dear howdygsl..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
Red spot on cheek since child hood.,
usually due to...,Angioma..,
Rosacea....commonly locate on nose.,
Best treatment is available...
LASER...IPL lasers, and DIODE lasers...
810 nm used for pigmentary lesions..,
these are very good for Freckles, Angiomas.,
Rosacea also..,
S consult good dermatologist ok...thanQ..,

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