Tattoos are injections of colored ink into the skin, resulting in permanent decorative images. Some people have one small tattoo, while others literally cover their body, to symbolize their love of something, or someone. Others get tattoos because they think they look cool, or to show off. There are many reasons why people choose to decorate their skin with tattoos. On the flip side, there are many reasons why people choose to remove the tattoo.
Here is a typical scenario: There are those who believe they are in love and decide to get a tattoo with the name of that person, symbolizing their love, only to break up with that person. And then what happens? They are permanently stuck with the name of someone who is no longer a part of their lives. Or are they? Advancements in cosmetic surgery offer various tattoo removal techniques as a solution to get rid of those now unwanted decorations on the skin.
With the increasing popularity of various cosmetic surgery procedures, including tattoo removal, it is imperative that the prospective patient research and understand different issues like what the procedure can and cannot treat, inherent risks, costs, and other considerations. Keep in mind, cosmetic surgery is just that – a surgical procedure whose results cannot simply be erased. While the information contained in this website will provide you with a good introduction to tattoo removal, when considering this procedure, or any other cosmetic surgery procedure, we recommend that you consult a qualified provider with significant experience. Some important elements you should understand regarding tattoo removal include the following:
Common Questions about Tattoo Removal
Who is an ideal candidate for this procedure?There are many reasons why a person wants to have a tattoo removed. Even though reasons vary from person to person, here are some examples:
- Outgrowing original reasons for wanting the tattoo.
- Starting a new job and would like to clean the skin’s appearance.
- Regretting or embarrassed about a certain tattoo on your body.