Tattooing is one of the most common procedures youth are seeking today. Designer and colorful tattooing act as a symbol of modernization; sometimes, people want to get rid of tattoos due to job profile, social and personal reasons. Tattoo are thousands particle of ink which embedded in the skin. These particles are so large that our body's immune system cannot remove them, so they reside there permanently. Multiple methods are available to remove tattoos based on expertise, cost, and patient preference, including surgical and non-surgical procedures.
Non-surgical method – useful for large tattoo
3. Chemical peeling
Non-surgical methods require multiple sessions based on the design and colours of tattoos. Disadvantages of the non-surgical procedure include cost, multiple sessions, incomplete removal, and unwanted scarring.
Surgical excision – surgical excision is one of the most commonly performed procedures for tattoo removal. Most tattoos require a single sitting for removal, but sometimes 2 or 3 sittings are required for large tattoo removal.
Surgical excision not only removes tattoo completely but also avoid unfavorable scarring and give acceptable scar. Multiple techniques available for surgical excision of tattoo include serial excision, Z plasty, W plasty, etc.