You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


As laser tattoo removal expands, so do questions

Rob Harris is an avid rock climber and “gym rat” at a climbing wall in Everett. It’s a place with a lot of young people, a lot of strong people — and “a lot of skin showing,” he said.

And a lot of tattoos, which puzzled him. “I’d see them on wrists and necks, and places where it seemed people would regret it,” said Harris, 42.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week