Laser treatment of tattoos

Voraphol Vejjabhinanta, Caroline V. Caperton, Christopher Wong, Rawat Charoensawad, Keyvan Nouri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Tattoos are a long-standing part of human culture. Techniques used in tattooing have evolved over the centuries. Although 24% of Americans between the ages of 18-50 years have at least one tattoo, 28% of people who get tattoos regret the decision within the first month.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in dermatology and medicine
Subtitle of host publicationdermatologic applications
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783319761183
ISBN (Print)9783319761169
StatePublished - Jun 6 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Q-switched Nd laser
  • Q-switched alexandrite laser
  • Q-switched ruby laser
  • Tattoo removal
  • YAG laser

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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