Question about Cosmetic Surgery: hi do you offer surgical excision of tattoos q2269

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

Hi do you offer Surgical excision of tattoo’s

Answer:

No,
we do not surgically excise tattoos, however we do remove tattoos via laser
treatments. We have several lasers at VCI, so that we may tailor the laser
specifically tattoo colour(s) and your skin type.
10-20 treatments are often required for a professional tattoo, and less for an amateur
tattoo.

Surgical excision of tattoos are really only suitable for smaller tattoos in areas that are not prone to excessive scarring. We can recommend a suitable plastic surgeon should you wish to do this though.

https://www.thevictoriancosmeticinstitute.com.au/laser-tattoo-removal/

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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