Tattoo before implants?

Is it okay to have a tattoo before having breast implants ? if yes how much time do you recommend to leave before doing the implants?

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Tattoo before implants?

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Yes, it is possible to have your tattoo placed prior to breast augmentation surgery. I would give yourself several months in between the 2 “procedures”. That way, in the event of an infection associated with your tattoo placement, the breast augmentation surgery will not need to be postponed. Also, if you plan to have a tattoo placed on your chest, make sure that it will not be placed on an area that will cause the tattoo to be “distorted” after the breast augmentation procedure.

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