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Got Ink?

Thinking About Getting a Tattoo or Need a Tattoo Removal?

 

From 2010 to 2015, the tattoo industry grew exponentially. In 2015 the Federal Drug Administration estimated that nearly 45 million Americans had at least one tattoo. An expansion in the variety of tattoo services that are offered by artists (i.e. invisible ink, 3D tattoos, and more detailed tattoos) has been largely responsible for this boon. The industry will only continue to grow as new technologies become readily available to the industry. Pine Belt Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centers offer tattoo removal services, but we also wanted to educate our clientele on ways in which to care for and maintain their body art! You paid good money for the artwork, so here are some ways to keep the ink looking pristine for as long as possible. Many of the suggestions that follow can be found on the American Academy of Dermatology’s website:





If you are considering a new tattoo:


 

Author
Dr. David Roy Lead Pine Belt Dermatology Physician

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