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3-D tattoo device aids with nipple reconstruction

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(HealthDay)—A new device allows plastic surgeons to perform three-dimensional nipple tattoos as part of breast reconstruction, according to a study published in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Solomon Azouz, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, and colleagues surveyed 753 plastic and reconstructive surgery offices to assess …

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    Regrettable tattoo? Robots with tiny lasers could soon erase the pain

    Regrettable tattoo? Robots with tiny lasers could soon erase the pain 2

    Credit: Duke University They are the faded souvenirs of your questionable judgement, unbridled revelry, and/or dissolved relationships. But if you thought you’d be stuck with your bad tattoos forever—or face the pain and potential scarring of laser removal—take heart: A new robot-guided laser removal system being developed by the Brain …

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      When your teen wants a tattoo

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      “Mom, can I get a tattoo?” Tats, along with body piercings, have become mainstream. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that 29% of the population has at least one tattoo. So this is a question you’re likely to face as a parent. You may not be in favor of …

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        Regret your tattoo? Here’s advice on how to get rid of it

        Regret your tattoo? Here's advice on how to get rid of it 4

        by Linda A. Johnson This combination of undated photos provided by Dr. Paul Friedman in July 2019 shows the back of patient Ryan Tucker before and after a series of laser tattoo removal procedures in Houston. Friedman, a spokesman for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, says people of all …

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