Tattoo Regret Anyone?
May08

Tattoo Regret Anyone?

When she was 20, Angela Calisti and a friend entered a tattoo shop with the intention of getting matching butterfly tattoos on their lower backs. Because the credit-card machine wasn’t working, only Calisti ended up under the needle. And thus began years of skin-ink-based regret for her. “The day I first got the butterfly I absolutely hated it and wanted to get rid of it,” says Calisti, now a 29-year-old celebrity hair stylist. She’s...

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The Slow Burn of Tattoo Regret – You CAN Get A Redo!
Aug14

The Slow Burn of Tattoo Regret – You CAN Get A Redo!

Even those who don’t wake up with second thoughts the day after their tattoo appointments are not necessarily immune to latent tattoo regret, which in some cases can surface after years or even decades of living with ink. In fact, Bloomberg reported that 37 percent of tattoo recipients experienced misgivings about their ink after a period of 14 years. “Tattoo regret seems to take about 10 years to set in and, since tattoos...

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Is Tattoo Removal Painful?
Jun02

Is Tattoo Removal Painful?

The answer is, it depends. Some people have the wrong idea that tattoo removal is always more painful than getting the tattoo. Everyone has a different pain threshold and for some people it might be true, but NOT the majority of the time. Most patients do not require anesthesia for small tattoos but if necessary, a local anesthetic could be injected to numb the site (eyebrows & ring finger tattoos, etc). Large to medium tattoos...

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Prepare the Canvas for a new Tattoo!
May05

Prepare the Canvas for a new Tattoo!

As tattoos become more popular and mainstream there is also an increasing number of people who regret their decision. With the latest Picosure technology a tattoo is no longer a PERMANENT MISTAKE. Your reason to get your tattoo removed could be a number of the following: • Regret ever getting a tattoo • Tattoo restricting a new career choice • Outdated design • Poor choice of tattoo artist or misspelling of a word on a tattoo • Fading...

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Tattoo Regrets!
Nov14

Tattoo Regrets!

It is estimated that close to 25% of the U.S. population has some sort of tattoo. Eventually, as many as 50% of them want to have laser tattoo removal. There are a lot of reasons for possibly wanting a tattoo removed.  Almost 40% of people cited employment concerns as a reason to have their tattoo removed. Other reasons included the removal of the name of a former spouse or partner, a change of beliefs, and being unhappy with the...

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Dr. Gearity’s Metamorphosis Medspa GOES PINK with Picosure Tattoo Removal!
Oct01

Dr. Gearity’s Metamorphosis Medspa GOES PINK with Picosure Tattoo Removal!

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to commemorate breast cancer survivors and their courageous battles, Dr. Douglas Gearity of Metamorphosis Medspa in Hunter’s Creek is offering survivors a chance to start afresh with PicoSure® by Cynosure. “For cancer patients who receive radiation treatment, a small blue or black tattoo is applied on their skin to accurately aim the radiation on the affected area,” explains...

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