Micro-needle technology for inexpensive, painless and bloodless tattoos

iSciencewith Song Li, a former Georgia Tech postdoctoral fellow, as co-author.

Various cosmetic products using micro-needles are already on the market, mainly for anti-aging purposes, but the development of micro-needle technology for tattoos is new. Prausnitz, a veteran in this field, has for years studied microneedle patches to painlessly deliver drugs and vaccines to the skin without the need for hypodermic needles.

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Source :

Georgia Institute of Technology

Journal reference:

Lily., et al. (2022) Tattoos by micro-needle patches. iScience. doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2022.105014.

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