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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by james213 in devon
This certainly can be done. However, be sure that the physician you chose is an expert in lasers and that he/she has an array of lasers at their disposal. You do not want an inappropriate laser used in which the intensity or power is increased to compensate for an inexact wavelength. Some would even try to mistakenly erase a tattoo with an IPL. Q switched lasers (nd:Yag, Ruby, and Alexandrite) are superior for their short pulse duration and peak power. Working around the eye is not a...
Yes, you can have laser tattoo removal with eye shields present. Seek the skills of an experienced plastic surgeon. This will likely require muliple treatments and may result in some temorary loss of your eyelashes
I would agree with Dr. Rand -- visit a facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon. Your removal options are more limited for upper eyelid tattoos than body tattoos. Scarring is much more of a concern.
This is something you'd need to see a plastic surgeon about. The only 2 options would be surgical excision or lasering. Both are very dependent on the skin of the eyelid, where the tatoo is located, and how much extra skin you might have.