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Tattoo complications

At Westside Dermatology, your expert laser dermatologists have in-depth knowledge and experience in managing the complications that may occur from your tattoo.  As Brisbane’s premier laser unit, we will diagnose and treat tattoo reactions in the most effective manner to resolve the complication and to minimize damage to your favourite piece.

Important facts

  • Tattoo complications often seen include infection and allergy to ink colours
  • Other tattoo complications seen by us include inflammatory skin disorders seen in tattooed skin, and also scarring from tattoo removals
  • Scarring from attempted removal of tattoos can be treated with laser, corticosteroid ointments, steroid injections and silicone sheets
  • Always consult a specialist center for tattoo removal to minimize the chance of scarring and tattoo complications

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