Tattoo excision / treatment


Tattoo excision is a surgical procedure performed to remove unwanted tattoos by cutting off the tattooed skin and stitching the remaining skin back together.



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Tattoo excision or treatment involves removing unwanted tattoos for people who have regret over their tattoo design, have a skin reaction to the tattoo ink, or who have scarring from a previous tattoo removal procedure. The procedure typically involves the use of a laser to break down the tattoo ink into small particles which can then be removed by the body’s natural processes. The laser used for the tattoo excision procedure is adjusted based on the colour of the tattoo ink and the depth of the tattoo in the skin. The procedure can involve¬† surgical excision where the tattoo is removed by cutting out the tattooed skin and stitching the surrounding skin together.¬†

Procedure Details:

  • Expected Surgery Time: 2 hours
  • Done Under: Local Anaesthesia or IV Sedation
  • Hospitalisation: no
  • Supporting Garment: Dressings after 24 hours

Follow-Up Details:

  • Next Follow-up: 1 week after procedure
  • Return to light work: 2 - 3 days after procedure

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