How Long Before Tattoo Behind the Ear Can Be Removed?

I got a tattoo behind my ear yesterday and I would like to have it removed asap. How long should I wait before having it removed?

Doctor Answers 1

This decision has to be made by your physician

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Some people start treatment right away and others wait for several months. Seek an experienced laser surgeon’s opinion in consultation. Depending on the color of the tattoo and your skin type, the doctor may recommend a specific treatment onset.

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