Alan B. Schliftman, MD

Articles

Scarring After Tattoo Removal

September 14, 2005

Three carbon dioxide laser treatments were used to remove a 35-year-old woman's tattoo.

Bilateral Keloids Following Ear Piercing

September 14, 2005

Postoperative inflammation occurred shortly after this 25-year-old woman's earlobes were pierced.

Allergic Reaction to Tattoo

September 14, 2005

After exposure to the sun, an erythematous, edematous, pruritic allergic reaction developed at the site of a 22-year-old man's new tattoo.

Case 2: Scarring After Tattoo Removal

December 01, 2002

Three carbon dioxide laser treatments were used to remove a 35-year-oldwoman’s tattoo (A). Four months after the procedures, significant scarringwas noted at the site (B).

Case 3: Bilateral Keloids Following Ear Piercing

December 01, 2002

Postoperative inflammation occurred shortly after this25-year-old woman’s earlobes were pierced. Within a fewmonths, bilateral keloids developed at the sites. Thekeloid on the left ear is shown here.

Case 1: Allergic Reaction to Tattoo

December 01, 2002

After exposure to the sun, an erythematous, edematous, pruritic allergicreaction developed at the site of a 22-year-old man’s new tattoo. In additionto photoallergy-as seen in this patient-direct allergy to the dyes in thetattoo can produce an adverse reaction.