Is Tattoo Removal by Excision Safe and Effective?

I have a tattoo located on my hip that I would like to have removed. Scarring is not a large concern as I am considering of conceal it under a bathing suit and undergarments.

Doctor Answers 1

Laser may also be an option

Surgical removal of a tattoo can leave you with a raised or spread scar. There would be a few weeks of limited physical activity during the healing. Laser removal can reduce the color or almost completely remove the tattoo without scarring (although there is a small risk).

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