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Tattoo Excision - Does it Work?

I have a tattoo on back left shoulder that I would like removed. I feel that laser treatments will not get the results I need. Would excision be possible? The tattoo is about 5 inches by 4 inches.

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Tattoo excision vs. laser removal

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Surgical excision of a tatoo would need to create a longer scar than the tattoo and the scar can spread or raise up significantly.Laser removal is usually te best option.
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