Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
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.
Would having a healthcare card reduce the cost of having laser tattoo removal?
If I am under legal age to have a tattoo, and ask to have it removed, will you have to inform my parents?
Also, is there a cost to come in and have my tattoo looked at to see how much it will cost to be removed and how many treatments I will need?
Sorry, but healthcare cards don’t reduce the cost of having laser treatments at our clinic. If you are under 18, you will need parental consent. A consultation is about $75 out of pocket after medicare rebates