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Laser tattoo removal? Does it leave a dark or scarred spot?

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Dr. Lorrie Klein
Dermatology
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In brief: Laser tattoo removal

All medical lasers have the potential to scar, but if a good laser is used and the settings and technique of the person performing the treatment is correct, there is little risk.

In brief: Laser tattoo removal

All medical lasers have the potential to scar, but if a good laser is used and the settings and technique of the person performing the treatment is correct, there is little risk.
Dr. Lorrie Klein
Dr. Lorrie Klein
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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Scar rare dark

THe gold standard laser tor tattoo removal is a Q switched laser. This means it fires very fast not allowing time for a lot of heat transfer to the tissue.
This means the risk of scar is low about 1 in 1000 under optimal conditions. improper training or laser will increase the risk. Hyperpigmentation darkness is more common but most time resolves in time.

In brief: Scar rare dark

THe gold standard laser tor tattoo removal is a Q switched laser. This means it fires very fast not allowing time for a lot of heat transfer to the tissue.
This means the risk of scar is low about 1 in 1000 under optimal conditions. improper training or laser will increase the risk. Hyperpigmentation darkness is more common but most time resolves in time.
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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