Management is based upon physical findings and symptoms. A team approach is needed.
Skin: Laser therapy helps to get rid of the problem blood vessels. This results in lightening of the capillary malformation after multiple treatments. The degree of lightening and the number of treatments needed is determined on an individual basis. Laser treatments decrease the likelihood of darkening and thickening of the lesion over time if done early in life.
Eye: Early and frequent eye exams are essential. Glaucoma can be treated by an eye doctor with eye drops or medications by mouth. If this does not work, surgery may be necessary.
Brain: Seizures are treated by a doctor using medications. When these treatments do not work, surgical treatment may be considered. Physical therapy is an important part of the treatment of weakness and paralysis.