YAG laser, intralesional coticosteroids, systemic steroids (if vision or the respiratory system are threatened) or, more recently, the topical immune response modifier, imiquimod
(Aldara). Thinner hemangiomas respond best to treatment, so early therapy is generally best.
Other drugs such as interferon or vincristine are sometimes considered if the corticosteroids do not work. If this fails, surgical removal often becomes necessary.