How Are Tattoos Removed
Tattoos are forever. Tattoo removal with nanosecond Q-switched lasers has been the mainstay for tattoo removal over the last decade. Lasers are the most effective method to remove tattoos because they are able to, specifically, target different ink colors. The skin will turn white over the area where the tattoo is treated. While the treatment itself is relatively simple and fast, it does require that you be in good health to go through with it. Before you undergo the removal process, our technician will ask about your overall health.
These will all contribute to the length of time it will take for a safe laser tattoo removal and ultimately, the cost. Be warned, though: getting a big tattoo removed can take a long time. You’re good candidate for tattoo removal if you have medium to fair skin and your tattoo contains dark but not dense ink at a superficial depth. Medical Tattoo – In some cases, healthcare professionals will place tattoos to mark certain areas of the body, aiding in radiation treatment.
Only small tattoos are amenable to surgical removal. However, the number may vary widely – some are gone after one or two treatments and some tattoos may require greater than 10 treatments. Although the procedure is very effective for removing tattoos, it takes time and patience. Our practice has the ability to make tattoos disappear from your body with state-of-the-art technology.