Tattoo Removal Michigan

Michigan is the home of the great lakes, lots of memories have been created by those lakes and are forever sealed in the memory of those who have been visited the pristine shores. Memories are nice to have, but if you have a souvenir of an experience, significant other, or place that you've visited that is in the form of a tattoo and you no longer want it on your body, you can have tattoo removal in Michigan.

Tattoo removal is done every day in this country, because people no longer want that special name on their arm anymore. Turns out, it wasn't so special. Or they have aged and that beautiful blonde they had tattooed on their arm years ago, isn't quite so beautiful with all the sags and wrinkles. You can have your tattooed removed by visiting a cosmetic dermatologist for tattoo removal.

Tattoo Removal

There are a variety of tattoo removal options that you can choose from, depending on the size of the tattoo and its location as well as the length of time it has been on the skin. How your body heals may also be a factor in the decision.


Excision involves an injection of a local anesthetic to numb the area, then, the tattoo is removed surgically. The edges are brought together and sutured. In some cases involving large tattoos, a skin graft taken from another part of the body may be necessary.


A small section of the tattoo is sprayed with a solution that freezes the area. The tattoo is then "sanded" with a rotary abrasive instrument causing the skin to peel.


The Q-switched Nd:Yag, Q-switched Alexandrite and the Q-switched Ruby are among the most frequently used lasers today for the removal of unwanted tattoos. Pulses of light from the laser are directed onto the tattoo breaking up the tattoo pigment. More then one treatment may be necessary to remove all of the tattoo. is a leading resource for tattoo removal in MI information. Search for a laser tattoo removal clinic in your area today!

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