VBF-Sturge-Weber Syndrome Community

Official chapter of the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF)

This site is dedicated to the adult and children living with SWS, and their families and friends.
Each case of SWS is uniqe to the individual.The needs of a patient can vary greatly, depending on the symptoms and their severity.

Mission Statement

The VBF Sturge-Weber Syndrome Chapter provides support and services freely and upon a volunteer basis for individuals and families living with SWS an vascular birthmarks, while sponsoring research and promoting physician education and awareness, as well as education of the public at large.

Our SWS Community Team

This site is managed through the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation, and we have dedicated the following resources to the SWS Community. We invite you to click on thier names below to learn more about Dr. Comi, our SWS Medical Expert, and Ms.Ethington, our VBF Chapter Manager.
Glenda Ethington

Glenda Ethington

VBF SWS Chapter Manager

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Dr. Anne Comi

Dr. Anne Comi

SWS Medical Expert

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Upcoming Events

Annual Vascular Birthmarks Meeting in Miami

Join Dr. Ana Duarte and her team at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami, Florida for the 2nd Annual VBF Satellite…

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VBF Greece iTeam Conference

Join the VBF iTEAM in Greece The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation international team will be in Athens, Greece on June 7-8, 2019…

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VBF Vascular Birthmarks Conference & Clinic

PATIENT / FAMILY REGISTRATION NON-PATIENT REGISTRATION SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES CONGRATULATORY PROGRAM AD SUBMISSION: To Honor 2019 VBF Physician of the Year Dr.…

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VBF Survey

Affect on the Family In an effort to improve our offerings and information provided, we invite you to take this short…

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