Surgical Tattoo Removal

Surgical Tattoo Removal

The surgical excision of tattoos is an alternative to laser removal and can easily be performed by a consultant surgeon with local anaesthesia with or without sedation.


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The surgical excision of tattoos involves cutting out the entire tattoo under local anaesthetisa and is a safe, effective, affordable and straightforward solution to unwanted tattoos.

The excision of tattoos at The Westbourne Centre is done in a single surgical session whereby the tattooed skin is removed and the skin stitched back together.  Depending upon the size of the tattoo, a small skin graft may also be an option.

The results are immediate, leaving a linea scar in place of the old tattoo. The scarring usually fades after about 6-8 months.

There are limitations as to what can be achieved surgically and this will depend predominantly on the size and location of the tattoo, as well as skin laxity. A consultation will determine whether you are a suitable candidate for surgical treatment.


Prices from £845


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