Laser Treatment of Tattoos

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


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.


Laser Treatment Tattoo Removal Selective Photothermolysis Pigment Removal Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Voraphol Vejjabhinanta
    • 1
    • 2
  • Caroline V. Caperton
    • 3
  • Christopher Wong
    • 4
  • Rawat Charoensawad
    • 5
  • Keyvan Nouri
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology, Siriraj HospitalMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Miller School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Miller School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  5. 5.Biophile Training CenterBangkokThailand
  6. 6.Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer CenterUniversity of Miami HospitalMiamiUSA
  7. 7.Clinics Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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