Tattoo Pigments

Some articles on tattoo, tattoo pigments, tattoo pigment, pigment:

Tattoo Removal - Mechanism of Laser Action - Side Effects and Complications
... About half of the patients treated with Q-switched lasers for tattoo removal will show some transient changes in the normal skin pigmentation ... Local allergic responses to many tattoo pigments have been reported, and allergic reactions to tattoo pigment after Q-switched laser treatment are also possible ... when yellow cadmium sulfide is used to "brighten" the red or yellow portion of a tattoo, a photoallergic reaction may occur ...
Tattoo Removal - Methods
... Tattoo removal is most commonly performed using lasers that break down the ink in the tattoo ... All tattoo pigments have specific light absorption spectra ... A tattoo laser must be capable of emitting adequate energy within the given absorption spectrum of the pigment to provide an effective treatment ...