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Join the -- had no regrets when she got a flower tattoo on her arm at eighteen.
But these days -- 39 year old stay at home mom says that symbol of youthful self expression just isn't right for her anymore.
My lifestyle has changed from when I was younger.
It's just not appropriate for me anymore.
-- thought about tattoo removal for years.
But knowing it would take almost two years to complete.
She decided to -- with the regret.
I sit and listen to my mom I mean.
She would tell me counsel anything that you're gonna regret in the long run and found -- I'm always covering up.
Always covering couple weeks.
Hey aren't you when -- heard about a new procedure to remove tattoos -- a fraction of the time.
She made an appointment with doctor -- -- the dermatologist in New York City it's called.
-- -- -- that would be cleared and for treatment and out there in one session tattoos have a clear in a -- here in two.
And a -- thing you still need between four and funny little passes with a laser but -- it's four and we can do that one day.
After rejecting a local anesthetic.
Doctor Schweigert uses the -- to raise the entire -- We do a treatment with -- -- later in the week -- -- minutes.
And it allows the little white golf that form from the treatment with forgot bubble to dissipate -- -- -- -- doubt this pay.
We're able to.
-- -- families are able to penetrate.
Multi -- tattoos like -- usually require more treatments.
That's with any laser procedure there are some risks like darkening or lightening of the -- area and scarred.
For more information or for a for a console logon to Schweigert -- dot com I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.