Teens & Tattoos

on Sep 19, 2017 in news

9/19/17

 

The potential risks and complications of tattooing, piercing and scarification should be shared with teens.  The AAP’s clinical report on the subject will be published in the October issue of Pediatrics.  The subject ought to be addressed since tattoos are more common than in years past and it isn’t only at risk youth engaging in these alterations.  Adolescents need to be aware of the potential consequences of body modification.