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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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Justin G.

Dr. Cerrati is AMAZING at what he does! He is very professional, personable, and always makes sure you are comfortable during your procedures. After seeing 3 other physicians and having procedures done to help open my nasal passages, Dr. Cerrati came up with a different solution that actually worked. He is very meticulous and precise with all of his work and my facial injections were nearly painless. He does great work, I highly recommend!

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Dr. Cerrati, Nani and the entire staff made my day today! I put my wallet on the hood of my car and drove off with it there on my way to my appointment this morning. By the time I realized what I had done my wallet was long gone. I ended up being 20 minutes late for my appointment (which I absolutely hate) and the staff was nothing but understanding and so so nice when I told them what happened. It was my first experience in the office but absolutely not my last! Not only am I impressed with the way I was treated but they did an amazing job!! My appointment was short and sweet with a job well done and I couldn't help but leave with happy tears in my eyes. Kind people are the best!!!

Hunter G.

Dr. Cerrati is absolutely amazing! I was so happy with my fillers that I received. Definitely will be returning to him again! I trust him and recommended him 100% to all my family and friends. He always does his best to make sure his patients come out with the best possible outcome!

Cara T.

I had rhinoplasty with Dr. Cerrati. From my initial consultation though my follow ups, Dr. Cerrati listened to me. I got the exact result I had hoped for which was quite subtle. My recovery was way better than I expected. I needed one pain pill and was not in much pain at all. His MA came into the office on Xmas Eve to remove my cast so I could be out and about without a cast. I also had very little bruising. His staff is awesome. Haley was so responsive in helping me to schedule surgery. She actually responded to my email at 6:15 am and answered every inquiry I had. I had a nosebleed unrelated to my surgery and Dr. Cerrati made sure to squeeze me in on one of surgery dates just to make sure everything was okay. He is calm, knowledgeable and skilled. I was completely at ease throughout the process. I researched thoroughly before choosing him. I liked that he is younger with updated techniques and that he specializes in facial surgery. Highly recommend.

Brittany H.

I came to see Dr. Cerrati after having a total Thyroidectomy earlier this year. The surgery didn't go as planned and I had to have a few other emergency surgeries right after. The scarring from all the surgeries didn't look very good and I had some tethering underneath that needed to be taken care of. Dr. Cerrati was great about explaining everything that would be done to remove the scar tissue and reclose the skin. I also had lots of anxiety about having another surgery since I had such a bad experience last time. Dr. Cerrati and the staff were very understanding and accommodating about my anxiety. I am very pleased with the way my scar looks now. I am confident that the scar will fade considerably and it will hardly be noticeable. I do feel like there were some communication issues when I would call in but I believe that it was not the doctor's fault and that it was more overall staffing issues. Just make sure you talk to the right people and get the phone numbers for his nurse and then all will go great!

Laurie S.

Dr. Cerrati and his staff are amazing!! They made me feel so comfortable from the start of my appointment. I can already see the results of my Botox and love it!! I definitely recommend him to all my friends!!