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Doctor insights on: Is It Dangerous To Tatto Over A Deep Stretch Mark

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Is it dangerous to tatto over a deep stretch mark?

Is it dangerous to tatto over a deep stretch mark?

Tattoo: Probably not. However since the skin in this area is thinner the ink color may look different than the surrounding normal shin. ...Read more

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Have a bump from getting tattoo on stretch mark what is it ? Artist told me if I go back over it with ink it will go away is this true ?

Have a bump from getting tattoo on stretch mark what is it ? Artist told me if I go back over it with ink it will go away is this true ?

Not sure: I'm not sure if the "bump" is the ink or an infection.. I don't think it was a good idea to get a tattoo over a stretch mark. It might be a good idea to get a second opinion from your family physician. ...Read more

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How do I deal with stretch mark?

How do I deal with stretch mark?

Difficult: Stretch marks are really tears in the skin that have healed and left a scar. Some people are prone to them and others don't get them at all. They are unfortunately very hard to treat - fractional laser treatments will help some but require multiple treatments to minimize them. Consult a cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more

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How deep do tattoos go into your skin?

How deep do tattoos go into your skin?

Millimeters : The pigment in the skin goes into the upper dermis , usually @ 3-5mm. ...Read more

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What is the best stretch mark removal procedure?

What is the best stretch mark removal procedure?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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What are permanent methods for stretch mark removal?

What are permanent methods for stretch mark removal?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat stretch mark after delivery?

Stretch marks: There are no randomized studies that have shown that there are any treatments for stretch marks. Based on conventional wisdom, many have tried vitamin e oil. Basically, you open a capsule and spread the contents over the scar. ...Read more