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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Hayward State University, 1997
Medical: MD, Ross University School of Medicine, 2001
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance, Michigan State University, 2006
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Most popular answers from Brian Citro, MD
Tattoos can be excised and there is a possibility for general anesthesia. It seems to me that you are concerned about the pain, including the pain of... READ MORE
I see a lot of tattoos placed during times of emotional distress. Have no fear, it can be removed! There are lasers that can easily remove any color... READ MORE
Tattoo removal, black tattoo; goal is to get it fully removed. Can I use YAG laser or should I look straight for Picosure only?
Thank you for including a photo. I don't think there is any problem with having your first treatment or two done on a YAG laser. I do recommend that... READ MORE
Thank you for including a photo of your tattoo. Laser tattoo removal is safe and effective and your tattoo would not be hard to remove. No one can... READ MORE
Thanks for including a photo. The ink looks very dark, but it shouldn't be a problem. In your case, I would recommend finding a local expert with a... READ MORE
Tattoo shading is much easier to remove than dark lines. The shade areas generally have less ink and the ink is not usually very deep in the skin. I... READ MORE
Should I be getting heat lumps after laser removal on a tattoo? I had it done about 10 months ago. (photos)
Thank you for including photos. This is a good question and an interesting problem. There are lots of reasons that you can get "lumps" on the skin.... READ MORE
I got two black tattoos on my wrist ( just 4 numbers) and on my pinky finger (2 circles) 3 days ago. Can I remove on my own?
I don't recommend trying to remove your tattoo on your own. Once the ink is in the skin, there isn't much you can do outside of severely damaging your... READ MORE
Will taking antidepressant medications prevent laser tattoo removal from working on facial eyebrow tattoos?
These medications should have no effect on the removal of your tattoos. Removing permanent eyebrow tattoos can be tricky and can take a long time due... READ MORE
Thank you for including photos. YES you can have a tattoo placed over a site where you had one removed. This is very common and I frequently work with... READ MORE
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