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Is tattoo laser removal safe?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Go for it.

In brief: Yes

Go for it.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Yes

Laser tattoo removal is safe and should not yield any health issues such as causing cancer.
It is important to go to a physician with a track record of laser tattoo removal who has the proper lasers. They should be FDA approved Q_switched lasers to shatter the ink. One laser will not do the trick unless your tattoo is all black. Multicolor tattoos require multiple lasers my office has 5

In brief: Yes

Laser tattoo removal is safe and should not yield any health issues such as causing cancer.
It is important to go to a physician with a track record of laser tattoo removal who has the proper lasers. They should be FDA approved Q_switched lasers to shatter the ink. One laser will not do the trick unless your tattoo is all black. Multicolor tattoos require multiple lasers my office has 5
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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Dr. Curtis Wong
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Laser tattoo removal

It is safe but it doesn't mean complete removal in most situations as there are often some residual pigmentation or even hpopigmentation that will be permanent.
Best not to get a tattoo in the first place.

In brief: Laser tattoo removal

It is safe but it doesn't mean complete removal in most situations as there are often some residual pigmentation or even hpopigmentation that will be permanent.
Best not to get a tattoo in the first place.
Dr. Curtis Wong
Dr. Curtis Wong
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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.
Experience is important because the energy that is used must be individually selected for each case and it is possible to burn and scar the skin if care is not used. 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.
Experience is important because the energy that is used must be individually selected for each case and it is possible to burn and scar the skin if care is not used. 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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