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Q&A: Is Laser Tattoo Removal an Option for Me – Keloidal Tendencies?

“Hi, I have a 2×3 inch tattoo on my wrist that is destroying my life and my self confidence. I have decided that I want it off, but have been turned down by two doctors due to my scarring tendencies (keloids). Do I have options or am I doomed to live with my mistake branded onto my arm for the rest of my life? Please, any advice would be greatly appreciated.”, a RealSelf user asked.

“Choosing the proper settings and the proper equipment is an important factor in how the skin will heal as well as taking preventative measures to help prevent the formation of keloids and hypertrophic scars such as applying Cordran tape and/or silicone sheets.”, Aristocrat’s certified surgeon Dr. Kevin Tehrani, M.D., F.A.C.S explained.

If you have more questions, or you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Tehrani, please call us!

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