How Can I Remove My Permanent Tattoo
Tattoo removal is a procedure done to try to remove an unwanted tattoo. The Astanza laser uses specific wavelengths that target certain colors of tattoo ink while avoiding damage to surrounding skin tissue. Having both technologies ensures you that we can effectively break down the ink in your tattoo. Professional, multi-colored tattoos are the most difficult to eliminate as their pigments are usually more concentrated and placed deeper within the skin.
Color – A simple tattoo has only black, gray, dark blue, or red colors. This will need further treatments with another wavelength and delay the removal process. To give you a better understanding of what to expect from laser tattoo removal, you’ll find answers that patients often ask dermatologists about tattoo removal. This range will give us an estimate of the number of treatments needed to remove the tattoo.
Tattoos on the feet and legs were harder to remove than those on other parts of the body. In recent years, FDA has cleared for marketing several types of lasers for tattoo lightening or removal. It depends on many factors (see How many treatments will it take to remove my tattoo? answer above). Cover ups involve tattooing a pigment similar to skin tone on top of an existing tattoo.