Tattoos no longer have to be a permanent reminder of a mistake you made in the years past. In fact, thanks to recent technology, they are completely irreversible. Dermatologic surgeons can safely and effectively use different techniques as a part of our men’s health services in Tempe to successfully remove unwanted tattoos. Anyone considering getting a tattoo should consider the size, colors and location of the tattoo, as well as other factors before beginning the process. Here are some do’s and don’ts to consider before getting a tattoo that would help if and when the removal process comes along.

Why Remove A Tattoo

A variety of social, cultural and physical life changes influence the decision to remove tattoos:
Allergic reactions
Regrets about the decision
Seeking or obtaining new employment
Replacing one tattoo with another

Do

Find the right doctor. Choose someone qualified to perform tattoo removal procedures.
Communicate. Discuss with your doctor the reasons why you want your tattoo removed.
Be aware of costs. Tattoo removal is considered a cosmetic procedure that most insurance companies won’t cover.
Take care of yourself. Follow all treatment procedures carefully.

Don’t

Consider tattoo removal if you have certain autoimmune system disorders, pigmentation problems, active acne, warts, unstable diabetes or other undiagnosed lesions.
Forget to ask your physician about the risks associated with the procedure.
Attempt to remove your own tattoo or anyone else’s. It is dangerous and can lead to infections and even death.
Have a procedure performed in unsanitary conditions.
Ignore and infection. Contact men’s health services in Tempe immediately.

Come to us to remove tattoos that are an everyday reminder of something you no longer want on your body. We will restore your confidence with the gift of perfect skin.