Laser Tattoo Removal
Tattoos have become so popular, almost thirty percent of the people living in the United States have one. The issue is that some people regret getting a tattoo while others have simply become tired of them. A great deal of tattooed individuals have expressed displeasure with their ink. Fortunately, these people have an excellent solution. The techniques used for laser tattoo removal have improved dramatically in the last several years and can get rid of any tattoo that is no longer desirable.
The process uses lasers to break down the different colors and pigment types using a light beam with a high intensity. Every laser wavelength will be absorbed by the tattoo pigment. Black is the easiest color to remove. Selected lasers must be used for the other colors and be based on the color of pigment being removed. The number of treatments necessary are dependent on your skin color, the color, size, and age of your tattoo, and the depth of the tattoo pigment.
The Treatment Process
During the treatment, pulses of concentrated light will be passed through your skin’s top layers. This light will only be absorbed by the pigment in your tattoo. Fewer pulses are needed for smaller tattoos, but the really big ones will require more pulses for removal. No matter what the size of your tattoo, several treatments will likely be necessary. You should notice your tattoo getting lighter with each treatment.
The laser tattoo removal process does not require any . Many technicians will uses a topical anesthesia cream prior to removing the tattoo to help ensure you remain comfortable throughout your session. After your treatment has been completed, your should use an antibiotic ointment or cream and a bandage to ensure the area is well protected. It is extremely important to make certain the area is completely covered when you are outside. Sunblock will offer additional protection.
Am I a Good Candidate for This Procedure?
There are a lot of factors to consider prior to having a tattoo removed. The most important factor is you must be positive you no longer want the tattoo. Anyone who wishes to erase the ink under their skin may well be eligible for laser tattoo removal. Ideal candidates will also harbor realistic expectation as far as what this procedure can accomplish.
Get In Touch to Find Out More
To discuss laser tattoo removal for your specific tattoo, please feel free to get started by booking an appointment with Nowak Aesthetics! At our location in Chula Vista, CA, our caring and knowledgeable team will be pleased to explain the details of this option and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to set up your consultation – we look forward to speaking with you!