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... Anatomy of the Skin Skin Care Topics Sun Safety Skin Care Basics Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths Tattoos Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions Skin Cancers Skin Conditions Acne Rosacea Head Lice Rashes Eczema (Dermatitis) Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts Psoriasis Blisters Vitiligo Pruritus Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Lichen Simplex Chronicus Scleroderma Keratosis Pilaris Hives (Urticaria) Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wrinkles Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Skin Growths Seborrheic Keratosis Moles (Nevi) Warts Actinic Keratosis Skin Infections Herpes Simplex Virus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) Impetigo Erysipelas Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster) Cellulitis Candidiasis Boils Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Lyme Disease Folliculitis Scabies Intertrigo Granuloma

Tattoo removal
... Thanks to recent advances in laser technology, today’s lasers can: Get rid of tattoos more safely and effectively  Remove tattoo ink with fewer treatments Treat ink colors that were once difficult to remove  While the technology has improved, your results still depend almost entirely on the person performing the tattoo removal...

Scleroderma
... Tattoos also injure your skin, so dermatologists recommend that people who have scleroderma not get a tattoo...

How to care for tattooed skin
...These devices may also fade the ink in tattoos and can increase your risk of skin cancer...

Skin tightening can diminish loose skin
... American Academy of Dermatology: “New and improved laser and light treatments take aim at cellulite, fat, tattoos, wrinkles and sagging skin...

Allergic Contact Rashes
... PPD may be mixed with henna for temporary tattoos...

Tattoos, Piercings, and Other Body Art
...Some patients who have psoriasis see flare-ups where they get tattoos...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
...Examples include: Mohs surgery, a specialized treatment for removing skin cancer; The use of lasers for the treatment of birthmarks, blood vessels, scars, sun damage, tattoos, unwanted hair, and wrinkles; and Tumescent liposuction, a technique developed by dermatologists that removes fat deposits and requires only local Enhancing your skin’s beauty Some dermatologists improve the health and appearance of your skin with a variety of cosmetic treatments, including filling in or smoothing out wrinkles and scars, eliminating spider veins or skin discolorations, laser and light treatments to improve the appearance and texture of your skin, and removing or replacing hair...