Regretting that funky tattoo you impulsively decided on in your teens? Or dissatisfied with that tattoo of yours? While tattoos are generally considered permanent, the inks on your skin can now be removed through laser treatment, thanks to advancements in laser technology. However, the effectiveness of the treatment depends on various factors.
Here are 8 things you should know about tattoo removal:
Removing a tattoo takes time, sometimes several months or even more than a year. You may feel frustrated but it’s important to be patient. It can be quite costly as well but I cannot stress the importance of going to a qualified doctor to minimise any risks of infections and scarring.
Written by Dr. Wu Jiwei,
MBBS, PG Dip (Clinical Derm) (UK)
Disclaimer: The material contained in this is for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice. The content is not intended to be a substitute for doctor's advice, diagnosis, or treatment.