Ill-conceived or boring tattoos are painful to remove

PETER SULLIVAN Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Tattoos can be treasured marks of love, eye-catching designs or meaningful artistic expressions. But when a job interview comes around, a couple breaks up or another year passes, they can become permanent and regrettable stains in the skin. A Harris poll this year found that 21 percent of American adults had […]

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Laser Center owner helps troubled youths amend their lives by removing gang-related tattoos

MARYLYNN URICCHIO Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Illustrated Man has nothing on Stephon, an 18-year-old from Philadelphia whose arms and torso are covered with 32 tattoos. Many of them are gang-related, including the nine skulls that represent friends who have been killed in “shoot-outs” or died from drug overdoses. A large number “5” covers the top of […]

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