Rebuilding Lives: Tattoo Removal for Human Trafficking Survivors.

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Understanding Dermatology Specialists
May 24, 2023
Free tattoo removal

Associated Dermatology Advanced Laser Clinic has joined over 120 board-certified ASLMS members who have volunteered to remove radiation marks (a.k.a. tattoos) absolutely free of charge for human trafficking and cancer survivors so that they can have the new beginning they deserve.

Free Laser Tattoo Removal Program:

Patients who wish to take advantage of this very special offering must simply contact Associated Dermatology Advanced Laser Clinic to schedule a consultation. Patients must provide an official letter from their oncologist or radiologist approving the removal of any radiation marks or tattoos.

VIDEO: Helena dermatologist removing human trafficking tattoos free of charge

Human Trafficking Tattoo Removal:

Removing tattoos related to human trafficking is a complex issue that involves a combination of medical and social considerations. Tattoos can be a means of identification, branding, or control by human traffickers, and individuals who have been trafficked may choose to remove these tattoos as part of their healing and recovery process.

Removing tattoos related to human trafficking can be a sensitive and emotional process for survivors. It is essential to provide a supportive environment and access to appropriate mental health services to help survivors cope with the emotional and psychological aspects of the tattoo removal process.

Kathy Givens is co-founder of Twelve 11 Partners, an organization committed to supporting human trafficking survivors and sits on the US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. She discusses her personal connection to the ASLMS New Beginnings Tattoo Removal Program

Laser Tattoo Removal Considerations:

Tattoo removal should always be performed by a trained and licensed medical professional such as a dermatologist or a laser specialist. They have the expertise and equipment necessary to safely remove tattoos.

Tattoo removal methods vary, but laser tattoo removal is one of the most common and effective techniques. The laser breaks down the ink particles in the tattoo, allowing the body’s immune system to gradually eliminate them. The effectiveness of the removal process depends on factors such as the size, color, and depth of the tattoo.

It is essential to prioritize the confidentiality and privacy of individuals seeking tattoo removal services. Maintaining a safe and secure environment can help survivors feel more comfortable throughout the process.

Physicians at Associated Dermatology Advanced Laser Clinic are board-certified and ASLMS members in good standing to ensure patients receive the very best treatment.

This free service is open to all cancer patients and those branded from human trafficking. The program is offered year-round.

To schedule a free consultation at Associated Dermatology Advanced Laser Clinic, visit Associateddermhelena.com, email LaserClinic@AssociatedDermHelena.com, or call (406) 324-7447.

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