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Why do you have to wait a year before getting a tattoo over a scar?

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Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Scar Changes

The scar stil undergoes significant changes in the first year to include changes in size, laxity, and coloration.
Most artists prefer to know that the scar is less likely to change before performing tattoo work.

In brief: Scar Changes

The scar stil undergoes significant changes in the first year to include changes in size, laxity, and coloration.
Most artists prefer to know that the scar is less likely to change before performing tattoo work.
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Dr. Bradley Younggren
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Scar tissue

Probably too dense to inject the tattoo ink into must wait a year to soften.

In brief: Scar tissue

Probably too dense to inject the tattoo ink into must wait a year to soften.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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