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Tattoo, Nevus of Ota

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What is Tattoo

Tattoo
Tatoo

Tattoo is a type of art where the practitioner with the license carves specific letter, pattern, or drawing on patient’s body using needle and pigment. Tattoo’s pigment penetrates deep into dermas layer, so it cannot be easily removed. Thus, if you wish to edit or remove it, you need a special treatment for it.

What is Nevus of Ota

Nevus of Ota
Nevus of Ota

Nevus of Ota is a type of skin disease that presents as a blue or gray patch on the face due to melanin cell proliferation. This disease was originally diagnosed by Dr. Ota from Japan in 1939 and named after him. It is more likely to occur in Asian race. The occurrence in Korea is approximately 3 people in every 10,000 population.

About 45% of Nevus of Ota is congenital with onset at birth or age before 10, and it is likely to get darker or spread widely with aging. It is mostly found on facial areas and also can be found on back or pupil. It can be categorized as 4 different types by the color and depth, thus the number of treatments and methods required may vary.

The Cause of Nevus of Ota

UV Light, Sex Hormones

  • It can be seen as a bruise at birth or outbreak before age of 10 but sometimes, it may be found in adolescent period. The symptom of Nevus of Ota worsens as melanin cell proliferates by UV light exposure, so it is recommended to be treated early in the stage before it spreads too far and too deep.

Research Result of 75% Improvement Shown by Nervus of Ota Treatment

  1. 1. Brownish Type: 3~4 times
  2. 2. Homogenous Type: 5~6 times
  3. 3. Mixed Type: 3~4 times
  4. 4. Blue Type: At least 6 times
  5. * The number of treatment may vary according to individual’s skin condition *

Types of Nevus of Ota

Nevus of Ota is a congenital disease. It can be seen as a bruise at birth or outbreak before age of 10 but sometimes, it may be found in adolescent period. The symptom of Nevus of Ota worsens as melanin cell proliferates by UV light exposure, so it is recommended to be treated early in the stage before it spreads too far and too deep.

  • Brownish TypeTYPE 01 Brownish Type
  • Homogenous Brownish TypeTYPE 02 Homogenous Brownish Type
  • Mixed TypeTYPE 03 Mixed Type
  • Blue TypeTYPE 04 Blue Type

Treatment Method of Laser

Mela-White is the most effective laser equipment for Tatoo and Nevus of Ota treatment. You can expect a satisfying effect from Mela-White laser treatment since it selectively targets melanin pigments situated deep in the dermis layer without skin damage on the outside.

Treatment Process

  • Consultation with specialistSTEP 01 Consultation with specialist
  • CleansingSTEP 02 Cleansing
  • Apply anesthesia creamSTEP 03 Apply anesthesia cream
  • Customized laser treatmentSTEP 04 Customized laser treatment
  • Cool down after treatmentSTEP 05 Cool down after treatment
  • Wrap upSTEP 06 Wrap up