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From rebellious to routine: A path to tattoo regret
From rebellious to routine: A path to tattoo regretThe earliest firm evidence of human tattoos dates back to about 5,000 years ago when hikers discovered the mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman. No one knows when a first human regretted a tattoo and tried to do something about it, but one expert thinks it happened early. Tattoo artists have offered “home remedies” for tattoo removal since at least the late 19th century, he says. Read our brief history.
PFD patch improves laser tattoo removalA PFD-infused patch can improve laser-assisted tattoo removal, with more rapid tattoo clearance and greater patient satisfaction, according to a new study looking at the technology.
Tattoos may stop Apple Watch
Tattoos may stop Apple WatchFind out how ink and the Apple Watch don't play well together
Laser tattoo removal: rethinking ink
Laser tattoo removal: rethinking inkNew picosecond lasers allow for faster treatment of several once-difficult tattoo inks such as green, blue, red, orange and yellow. Meanwhile, Q-switched laser regimens continue to evolve, sometimes in combination with fractional ablation.
Tattoo removal is a booming business
Tattoo removal is a booming businessLaser tattoo removal is booming, experts say, even among patients at extremes of the age spectrum. However, removing trendy lip- and eyeliner tattoos can be tricky because they often contain iron oxide or titanium dioxide.