Contra-Indications for Tattoo Removal


  • Hypersensitivity to light in the near infrared wavelength region.
  • Taking medication which is known to increase sensitivity to sunlight.
  • Seizure disorders triggered by light.
  • Type 1 diabetes.
  • Take or have taken oral isotretinoin within the last six months.
  • Active localized or systemic infection, or an open wound in area being treated.
  • Systemic illness or an illness localized in area being treated.
  • Lupus.
  • Have common acquired nevi that are predisposed to the development of malignant melanoma.
  • Herpes simplex in the area being treated.
  • Are receiving or have received gold treatment.
  • Pregnancy.
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Rome, GA 30161

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