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Can I use intense pulsed light (ipl) therapy to remove outdated tattoos? 20 years ago i got a butterfly tattoo on my shoulder. I do still like it, but i feel like it no longer expresses who i am. I am also concerned about my tattoo affecting my profession

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology
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This depends quite a bit on the type of tattoo (the colors, etc).
Different tattoo pigments are targeted by different lasers. I would make sure that you go to a reputable, experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon for advice prior to proceeding in order to achieve maximal results. I hope that helps!

In brief: This

This depends quite a bit on the type of tattoo (the colors, etc).
Different tattoo pigments are targeted by different lasers. I would make sure that you go to a reputable, experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon for advice prior to proceeding in order to achieve maximal results. I hope that helps!
Dr. James Seward
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Dr. Lionel Handler
Dermatology

In brief: A

A yag laser is what you need.

In brief: A

A yag laser is what you need.
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