Tattoo Removal Cost - Light-Skinned African American?

I just got a tattoo about 3weeks ago and I am now looking to get it removed.My tattoo was professionally done in black ink,on my wrist its about 21/2 inches long.My question is will my skin color be a issue and How much would each session cost?Please I really need help on this one!!! P.S I'm a light skinned African American!

Doctor Answers 2

Tattoo removal by laser

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Laser removal of black ink can respond well to several different lasers but it does take many monthly treatments, usually 8 to 10 or more. It usually costs a few hundred dollars per treatment, less or more.

Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
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Tattoo removal on wrist

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I agree completely with Dr. Shelton.  Our prices are in the same range.  7-9 treatments are usually required for a fresh black tattoo.

Marilyn Pelias, MD
New Orleans General Surgeon

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