Dermatologic Complications with Body Art

Dermatologic Complications with Body Art

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Body piercings, tattoos, and permanent make-up have become very popular as a fashion statement in recent decades. This book guides the reader through the world of body art. An overview is first provided of the history and epidemiology of tattoos and piercings. Subsequent chapters go on to examine in detail the materials and devices used in various forms of body art, and the techniques employed. All relevant risks and potential complications are clearly described with the aid of color illustrations. Special attention is paid to allergic reactions and the management of complications. The closing chapter examines the techniques and devices used for tattoo removal, with a particular focus on the use of different lasers.Tattoos, Piercings and Permanent Make-Up Christa de Cuyper, Maria Luisa Cotapos ... Nevertheless, most of the performers do not know the composition of the inks they use, and many individuals unaware of this fact choose to undergo tattooing in its ... For tattoo removal, pentamonogalloylglucose is applied with a separate dermatography technique [18]. ... When applied by an experienced technician, PMU can be more natural and realistic in appearance than conventional make-up.

Title:Dermatologic Complications with Body Art
Author:Christa de Cuyper, Maria Luisa Cotapos
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-12-01


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