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Is laser tattoo removal safe to use for my tattooed eyelids?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jayson Dupre
Aesthetic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Only if performed by a physician who specializes in this area.
It will require the use of protective eye contact lenses that will need to be placed by the doctor and the risks of the treatement - including permanent eye damage will need to be balanced with the intended benefit. Please only consider this will a physician who has deep expertise in this specific treatment on the eyelid.

In brief: Depends

Only if performed by a physician who specializes in this area.
It will require the use of protective eye contact lenses that will need to be placed by the doctor and the risks of the treatement - including permanent eye damage will need to be balanced with the intended benefit. Please only consider this will a physician who has deep expertise in this specific treatment on the eyelid.
Dr. Jayson Dupre
Dr. Jayson Dupre
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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Risky

First you have to go to someone well trained preferably an MD you will require eye protection under the lids.
A q switched laser should be employed and there is a small chance of loosing lashes

In brief: Risky

First you have to go to someone well trained preferably an MD you will require eye protection under the lids.
A q switched laser should be employed and there is a small chance of loosing lashes
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology

In brief: Tattoo laser removal

Tattoo laser removal is safe depending on the type of laser used and the individual performing the procedure.
Beware: however it depends on the color of the tattoo. Flesh colored tattoo's will not work with the laser. They will turn much darker and are almost impossible to remove.. Look for a dermatologist with specific experience in tattoo removal using a q switched ndyag orruby laser.

In brief: Tattoo laser removal

Tattoo laser removal is safe depending on the type of laser used and the individual performing the procedure.
Beware: however it depends on the color of the tattoo. Flesh colored tattoo's will not work with the laser. They will turn much darker and are almost impossible to remove.. Look for a dermatologist with specific experience in tattoo removal using a q switched ndyag orruby laser.
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dr. Arthur Balin
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Scary

Did you actually get a tattoo on your eyelids? I can understand why you might want to eliminate it in that location but am surprised at the ethics of the tattoo artist who placed it on such a dangerous place.
Laser removal is possible, but this is a dangerous place to work on. You should put a contact lens type shield in place and do it in increments to avoid scarring.

In brief: Scary

Did you actually get a tattoo on your eyelids? I can understand why you might want to eliminate it in that location but am surprised at the ethics of the tattoo artist who placed it on such a dangerous place.
Laser removal is possible, but this is a dangerous place to work on. You should put a contact lens type shield in place and do it in increments to avoid scarring.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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