Recorded on: 7/19/16
Dr. Hoffmann provides a brief historical review of laser types, research with technology, and research of tattoo ink producers in relation to establishing the best clinical approach with patients who seek tattoo treatment. Discussion includes various lasers, power and wavelength settings based on different ink colors. New technologies have allowed for more effective, patient-affordable treatment with fewer risks. Dr. Hoffmann stresses the use of complete and thorough diagnosis based on multiple factors prior to treatment.
Disclosures: Received Grant Funding from Cutera, Cynosure; Received equipment from BTL, Lumenis, Cutera, Cynosure, Zeltiq; Received travel expenses from Cutera, Cynosure; Received honoraria from BTL, Lumenis, Cutera, Cynosure, Zeltiq.
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