Treatment & Procedures
How do laser treatments compare to other tattoo removal methods?
Other treatment options for removing a tattoo include surgical excision, dermabrasion (or sanding) and chemical peels. These methods can be painful and may often result in scarring. User treatments are safer. They are minimally invasive and only target the ink used in the tattoo process
What is the treatment like?
Some patients say they feel a slight sting, like the snap of a rubber band on the skin. Many treatments do not require anesthetics. However, some patients feel more comfortable with a local numbing agent, such as a topical anesthetic.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments required for optimal results depends on the size, location, depth and color of the tattoo. Treatment should be performed 4 - 8 weeks apart In order to allow the body to remove the maximum amount of tattoo pigment after each treatment.
Each session usually takes 10-30 minutes, You will continue to see lightening of your tattoo after each treatment as your body disposes of more pigment. Most patients willl see improvement In their tattoos and results can be quite dramatic.