Does It Make a Difference if You Remove a Month Old Tattoo and a 5 Year Old Tattoo?
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I believe it does make a difference if youre removing a yr old tattoo vs a 5 y/o tattoo. younger tattoos respond better to laser treatment
The age of the tattoo does not matter as much as the color
The most important aspect of the tattoo is what color your tattoo is and not the length of time that you had the tattoo. It is easier to treat if you have a black tattoo. Difficult colors are the greens, pinks, yellows. You should not have a problem with treatment just because the tattoo is five years old. Please find an experienced dermatologist in your area for treatment.
Age does not matter
As long as long as they are on separate areas, there should be no issue. If one overlaps the other, then the ink will be harder to remove.