Tattoo removal may be desired for any number of reasons, from dissatisfaction with the appearance of the tattoo to changes in lifestyle that warrant removal of body art for personal or professional reasons, Tattoo removal is a cosmetic procedure that eliminates the body ink with precision, with little discomfort or downtime afterward.
About the procedure
Dr. Kaweski performs tattoo removal in the San Diego area at Aesthetic Arts Institute of Plastic Surgery using a combination of surgical excision and possible skin grafting or (issue stretching, The procedure completely removes the pigment of the tattoo, making this procedure the most thorough and precise method for removing body ink today. The specific techniques used in tattoo removal will vary somewhat allowing Dr. Kaweski to customize treatment to a patient’s specific needs and medical history, as well as the size and location of the tattoo.
In most cases, tattoo removal can be performed on an outpatient basis, using local anesthesia, Some procedures are performed in stages or a series of sessions, spaced approximately 3-6 months apart. Other procedures may require & tissue expander, which stretches good skin in the area so it can be used to cover the tattoo site once the tattoo is removed.