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This is a serious question, and I desperately need your advice. Power sanding a tattoo off?

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Serious answer

Absolutely not! tattoos are never removed this way.
If you wish to have the tattoo removed safely see a board certified dermatologist who performs laser tattoo removal (with a q-switched laser).

In brief: Serious answer

Absolutely not! tattoos are never removed this way.
If you wish to have the tattoo removed safely see a board certified dermatologist who performs laser tattoo removal (with a q-switched laser).
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely DO NOT!

First i would hope your would have thought about this prior to getting the tattoo but now that the damage is done, it may be possible for you to have some laser treatment by a certified and qualified dermatologist to remove the tattoo.
If it is a colored tattoo, you may have more difficulty removing it. You, yourself, should in no way, use a power tool to remove the tattoo. Don't do it!

In brief: Absolutely DO NOT!

First i would hope your would have thought about this prior to getting the tattoo but now that the damage is done, it may be possible for you to have some laser treatment by a certified and qualified dermatologist to remove the tattoo.
If it is a colored tattoo, you may have more difficulty removing it. You, yourself, should in no way, use a power tool to remove the tattoo. Don't do it!
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You will be sorry

I had a patient do just that and it was a horrible outcome.
What would have been a simple tattoo became a painful infected arm with secondary scaring and disfigurement. I assume you are doing this for speed and cost savings. The pan and secondary consequences are enormous. If you cant have it lasered then keep it.

In brief: You will be sorry

I had a patient do just that and it was a horrible outcome.
What would have been a simple tattoo became a painful infected arm with secondary scaring and disfigurement. I assume you are doing this for speed and cost savings. The pan and secondary consequences are enormous. If you cant have it lasered then keep it.
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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