Do you regret your tattoo? Through laser tattoo removal, you can reverse previous tattoo choices. According to a study commissioned by Harris Poll in January 2012, 1 in 8 American adults who have tattoos regret having one . When tattoos trend, tattoo removal demand also increases . But before you continue with tattoo removal, you need to prepare for it. Tattoo ink resides below the top layer of skin, making removal difficult, often involving several laser sessions or, in some cases, surgical removal.
When seeking an aesthetic treatment, few questions may come to mind:
- How can I be sure if this treatment is safe for me?
- What qualities should I look out for in a doctor?
- What are the benefits and risks of this treatment?
These are all valid and good questions that you should be asking before deciding which treatment to go and which doctor will be performing it.
Read on to find out about how you can effectively choose your treatment!
If there’s anyone who knows a thing or two about tattoo removal, it's Dr Kevin Chua, the founder of Drs Chua and Partners. He has a special interest in aesthetics, more specifically pigment laser treatments for tattoo removal.
Over the course of his long career, he has helped over 2,000 remorseful patients get rid of those embarrassing mistakes. He recently answered DoctorxDentist reader questions on tattoo removals - here are the key takeaways.