It is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor caused by abnormal growth of blood vessels, they can grow anywhere on the body, but are most common on the face and neck. They can be present at birth and are most often during the first six months of life. There are two types: a) Capillary hemangioma: it occurs in the outer layers of the skin, it is called "strawberry" or "mark" of birth, it can appear on the eyelids, in the conjunctiva or in its orbit. It can cause amblyopia and glaucoma. b) Cavernous hemangioma: it grows in the deeper layers of the skin or around the eyes and gradually disappears over time, half of the hemangiomas disappear around the age of five and in 90 percent of those affected it disappears by the age of nine years.

Treatment: generally, they do not need treatment, if they affect their appearance or bleed frequently, they can be removed by means of a) Burning (electrosurgery or cauterization b) Freezing (cryotherapy) c) Laser d) Excision by shaving.