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December 3, 2012

BehindTheMedspeak: Tattoo color affects removal

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Above, a graphic accompanying a September 18, 2012 Wall Street Journal story about factors affecting the ease and success of tattoo removal.

Not so fun fact: "Smoking... can reduce by 70% the chance of succesfully removing a tattoo after 10 treatment sessions."

December 3, 2012 at 10:31 PM | Permalink


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So, bring back dermabrasion.

It has been my experience that the majority of tattoo bearers that I've met smoke.

I'm certain that Sherlock's tattoo bearer engages in other risky behaviors, too.

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Dec 4, 2012 10:52:49 AM

just too tempting -

http://wtftattoos.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/bornin93.jpg

Posted by: sherlock | Dec 4, 2012 3:11:24 AM

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