Questions linked to tattoo are frequent from the tattoo or future one. here are some answers.
Concerning the postoperative cares, what is the link between zinc and cicatrization?
Zinc as the antiscorbutic factor are product that accelerate cicatrization.
Zeke owen, the american tattooist, wrote in skin&ink that he advised his customers to keep a compress for 24 hours after getting tattooed.
the fact of keeping a bandage with cream enable to keep the tattoo in a wet environement. I do quite the same thing with hydrocoloid bandage. in a wet environement the cicatrization is better, but you must not keep it too long.
With detattooing we make a kind of cutaneous “breaking and entering” so there’s a oozing. so we have to make an absorbing bandage for a couple of day maximum, then wether you use a dry bandage are just let it in fresh air. Most of the tattooers got this same protocol, to make an obstructive bandage. thats why tattooers use a plastic film.
any case of HIV transmitted via tattooing?
there’s no case of transmission by professional tattooists. the only cases were tattoos made in jail.
there’s a great interest about the sterilization thecnics used. some uses poupinel’s type sterilizer. Everyone encourage the use of the autoclave even the chemiclave.
the poupinel sterilizers are not used anymore, they are considere obselete because there’s better now but well used it works perfectly. but yes the reference in sterilization is the autoclave.
Is there a place where one can get detattooed by good doctors pecialist in the new laser thecnic?
yes the french society of dermatology