Here are some of the most common questions that you may have regarding Laser tattoo removal.
How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Works?
Well, laser tattoos, the way it works in the skins. Lasers put a pulse of energy, light energy into the skin. And what happens is that laser specific for certain colors. Colors in the skin and color in the tattoo ink. The tattoo ink absorbs the color causes it to actually heat up and break apart into smaller particles. The smaller particles are then picked up by the body’s immune system that can then actually get flushed from the system. The eventually after the treatment you have over the next several weeks you have more and more of the particles taken away. Each time you have a session you have the breakdown of the colored ink more and more until eventually the tattoo is completely gone.
How Much Does the Laser Tattoo Removal Cost?
Well, it depends on the size and how many sessions you need. Generally, most of the tattoo removal parlors charge beginning at $80 per session. It can go up from there depending on the size of the tattoo. The cost of a tattoo removal is not based on color, it’s not based on location; it’s strictly based on size.
How Long Will It Take To Remove A Tattoo?
That depends on several things. One is the size as we talked about earlier. The second thing that affect how long it’s going to take is what kind of colors are involved. So the easiest inks to remove are the black inks. And darker inks are the ones that are more difficult. It becomes even more difficult in case of the red and yellow. Some of the greens can also take a little bit longer. Any ink color can be removed but it can take somewhere from 5 sessions and up.
Does Tattoo Removal Hurts?
Tattoo removal does have some pain associated with it. The way best describe it is if you’re cooking in front of stole and you get splashed with the a little bit of grees that it will have that same kind of feel to it. Most of the tattoo removal parlors do have various measures to keep your pain under control and part of their discussion when they evaluate you is to discuss that.
Will it Leave Any Scare?
Generally if there is some scar in place of the tattoo when you first got it or from some other reason. You will have continued to have scar there. Generally. The tattoo removal process itself does not cause scarring and should leave your skin intact, the way it was prior to getting a tattoo.
Can A Tattoo Be Revised?
Yes tattoo removal professionals can do one of 2 things. They can fade the tattoo. For instance some people want to replace a tattoo with something different. Instead of having a larger tattoo to put in place, they just want to have it faded to the point where they can get a new tattoo. They can also take out part of your tattoo. Let’s say, there is one section that you don’t like or a word is misspelled. They can take out the section that you don’t like or the misspelled word. You can then go back to your tattoo artist and have them repaired.
Are There Any Side Effects To Laser Tattoo Removal?
The biggest side effects that you can have with any type of laser tattoo removal is that it can cause some redness, swelling that some people will describe as having a sunburn. It can also cause some bruising occasionally; it can also cause some blistering occasionally as well it can cause hypo or hyper pigmentation. I hypo pigmentation is a lightening of the skin and hyper pigmentation is the darkening of the skin. Some of that depends on your skin type. Generally, most of those side effects will actually go away. Even including the hypo and hyper pigmentation part of it. It may take several weeks even up to several months but generally there’s no reason why I can’t go back to your skin color. Rarely do we see people that are left permanent discoloration but it’s always potential.