A toddler who is already two years into treatment to remove a ‘batman’ birthmark from her face has been put on hold before she reached the final stage.
Luna Tavares Fenner, who lives in Florida, flew to Russia in 2019 to begin pioneering surgery on her facial birthmark.
She was just eight months old when her parents decide to make the 6,000-mile trip in the hope of helping their daughter.
With the finishing line finally in sight disappointment rained down on the family as their visa ran out and they were forced to return to the US.
Luna’s marking on her face is medically known as Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus (GCMN), a type of skin disorder, and she had been receiving treatment in the city of Krasnodar in the Russian federal…