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Dermatologic Complications with Body Art
Tattoos, Piercings and Permanent Make-Up
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Main description:

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.


Feature:

Hands-on guide on how to treat the complications that arise from performing body piercing, tattoos and permanent make-up


Written by international experts of the field


Lavishly illustrated and reader-friendly structured


Back cover:

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.


Contents:

History and Epidemiology of Tattoos and Piercings. Legislation in the United States.- Materials Used in Body Art.- Tattooing and Scarring: Technique and Complications.- Piercings: Techniques and Complications.- Cosmetic and Medical Applications of Tattooing.- Allergic Reaction to Pigments and Metals.- Techniques and Devices Used for Tattoo Removal.


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ISBN-13: 9783642032929
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: December, 2009
Pages: 120

Subcategories: Dermatology