By Sandra K. Leman, PA, and Mary Plattner, FNP, Author at Clinical Advisor

By Sandra K. Leman, PA, and Mary Plattner, FNP

All articles by By Sandra K. Leman, PA, and Mary Plattner, FNP

When beautification of the body turns ugly

Faced with a mostly unregulated industry of tattooists and piercers, clinicians need to be on the lookout for infections and other complications. Though their popularity has skyrocketed over the past two decades, tattoos, piercings, and other forms of body modification date back thousands of years. A recent study found that 20% of college students had…

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