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Hemangiomas are the most common type of birthmark or benign tumor of the skin. They are generally present at birth or appear shortly after birth. Most develop on the skin in the head or neck area and grow rapidly, but they can also be found in other areas. Three major types of hemangiomas are routinely treated by facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons. Dr. Eric Cerrati can diagnose and perform hemangioma treatment for children at his offices in South Jordan and Salt Lake City.

Infantile Hemangiomas

Infantile hemangiomas are groups of blood vessels that can be present at birth or develop during the first three months. They are common on the head or neck but can appear anywhere. Infantile hemangiomas are more common in females than in males. Commonly known as “strawberries” from their bright red appearance, they gradually grow in size over the first year of life. Surgical treatments are usually only necessary if the hemangioma causes complications like bleeding or other vital functions.

Non-Involuting Congenital Hemangiomas

Non-involuting congenital hemangiomas (NICH) are growths of blood vessels that appear at birth fully formed. They are mostly seen on the head, neck, lower jaw and joints and occur equally in males and females. This type of hemangioma is benign and only addressed if medically necessary.

Rapidly Involuting Congenital Hemangiomas

Rapidly involuting congenital hemangiomas (RICH) are benign growths of blood vessels that are present at birth. They shrink and lighten in color during the first two years after birth. Treatment is typically not required unless the hemangioma causes complications that necessitate surgical removal.

Expert Hemangioma Care for Children

Dr. Eric Cerrati possesses specific training and experience working alongside experts in pediatric vascular deformations. He is a fellowship trained, double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He can provide expert hemangioma diagnosis and care for children at his South Jordan and Salt Lake City offices. Call or message him online today to schedule your confidential pediatric hemangioma treatment consultation.

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Ling W.

Eric is such a great doctor! He treated me as family and was very thorough and diligent. I was very nervous but he made me feel comfortable at all times especially when undertaking a 7 hour surgery. I flew in all the way from the East Coast to see him as I heard he was the best in his field. His staff is friendly and caring. You can tell he has a good heart. I recommend!

Elizabeth M.

I am one month out from my procedure with Dr. Cerrati and could not be happier with my results. From my initial inquiry to today, both the doctor and the staff could not have been more helpful. Dr. Cerrati has a wonderful team that makes scheduling, payments, and follow up questions easy. The doctor himself is attentive, happy to answer questions and did a great job of listening to my concerns and ideas, while presenting his professional opinion in a respectful and helpful way. My recovery was a breeze, thanks to his careful techniques. At just one month, I am seeing a drastic improvement in both form and function. So thankful to have Dr. Cerrati based in my home of Utah, but I would have traveled across the country to see him!

Cinaman A.

Dr. Cerrati performed a facelift (w/ neck tightening), upper and lower blepharoplasty, and CO2 laser resurfacing for me in February 2021. I’m 3.5 months post op and the results have exceeded all my expectations; beyond what I ever could have imagined. I experienced minimal pain, swelling and bruising, after my 8 hour surgery and was ready to be seen in public in less than 10 days. Dr. Cerrati and his team are without question, second to none in their field. I have been treated with nothing but the utmost professionalism, compassion, patience, kindness and unconditional support from the beginning of my journey to today. Any questions or concerns I have ever expressed have ALWAYS been given the utmost respect and Dr. Cerrati pays attention to every detail in his patient care. His artistic talent and surgical skills are remarkable. In my opinion, he is a truly gifted plastic surgeon. The best you’ll find in the industry. If you’re considering any facial plastics procedures, Dr. Cerrati, and his team, is the place to come, even if it means traveling to do so. Thank you so much for changing my life for the better and giving me back my self confidence that I was sure I’d lost forever.

Christina A.

Choosing Dr. Cerrati to perform my rhinoplasty was the best decision I ever made! I had consultations with many other surgeons and he was who I felt most comfortable with. He really listened to what I wanted and made it look very natural. He fixed my deviated septum and performed some cosmetic work. My recovery was such an easy process! I had 0 pain and minimal bruising. I love the outcome of my nose, both functionally and structurally. I highly recommend Dr. Cerrati, you wont regret it.

Kiera B.

Working with Dr. Cerrati and his assistant Hailey, has been the most wonderful experience! It is clear Dr. Cerrati cares about helping you achieve your dreams and Hailey is the sweetest, most helpful & awesome gal ever! They both spent so much time listening and understanding exactly what I wanted done with my nose and forehead and spent time making sure I was cared for and heard. I love my results and am so happy that I chose to go with this team. I plan to continue using them for my lip and cheek injection and suggesting them to all my friends moving forward- I am soo happy I found them!

Heather J.

I would highly recommend Dr. Cerrati based on my experience with both him and his office staff. He is very professional and a perfectionist When it comes to his patients results. I researched several surgeons, and ultimately decided on Dr. Cerrati based on his reviews and before and after pictures. One month post rhinoplasty, I am no longer self conscious. I’m loving my results ( and I’m very picky) . If anyone is worried , rest assured you Will love Dr. Cerrati and his staff!

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