When done by a certified professional who actually knows what they dare doing, tattoos are an amazing work of art on the human body. But make the mistake of getting a tattoo at the spur of the moment from a hack with a needle, and you'll spend a lot of money getting the embarrassment removed. But if you have already made the mistake, there's hope for you with a new breakthrough treatment for removal.

You're about to meet a man who has already spent about $10,000 getting a barbwire tattoo removed. It's a typical horror story that started with a spur of the moment decision. After many traditional removal treatments that haven't work well, he has discovered a new laser treatment that is finally making progress.

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