A 20-year-old female asked:
I have a tattoo that reads on the side of my wrist. i am an african american female looking to get it removed. is it possible for brown skin?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Janet Turkleanswered
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes!: There are lasers that will safely and effectively remove tattoos on dark skin . Check with your plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Denis Winderanswered
60 years experience
Yes: The tattoo can be removed with laser or with a surgical procedure. However, there will most likely be color change of the skin as well as scarring.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 14, 2016
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