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Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work?


March 13, 2024

It is often said that tattoos are permanent, but that is no longer true thanks to laser tattoo removal. Whether you now have tattoo regret because of a bad decision you made when you were young, or your tattoo artist did not give you the desired results, you don’t have to walk around with any tattoo you don’t want despite what you may have heard.

Laser tattoo removal is an effective way to get rid of any tattoo you don’t want. The procedure is irreversible, meaning that your tattoo will be gone permanently. This makes laser tattoo removal a great treatment for people who wish to have their tattoos removed for whatever reason they choose.

What Is The Procedure Like? How Does It Work?

Depending on your skin type, ink colors, the location of the tattoo on your body, the amount of ink used, and tattoo layering, you may need several sessions of laser tattoo removal to get rid of your tattoo completely.

There is a misconception that the laser removes the tattoo by burning it. The truth is that the process is much more complex than that. Laser tattoo removal, as the name suggests, makes use of laser energy to remove your tattoos.

A laser beam, which is directed to the treatment area from the device, sends out light energy of different wavelengths for different colors of ink. The energy waves are directed at the tattooed area in rapid pulses, that are absorbed by the tiny ink particles.

The bursts of light then shatter the ink particles into small fragments, which are then naturally flushed out by your body’s immune and lymphatic systems within a matter of a few weeks.

With regular treatment sessions, your tattoo will eventually disappear over the course of time. This is where your immune system, as well as your lymphatic system, come into play. The stronger they are, the more quickly you can say goodbye to your tattoos.

While laser tattoo removal isn’t completely painless, it is not unbearable. Many people who have undergone the procedure say that it is not as painful as they expected. They often compare it to the sensation of someone snapping a rubber band against their skin.

Besides, you can choose skin numbing and soothing options to help you alleviate some of the pain during the procedure. These may include ice packs, numbing creams applied topically, lidocaine injections, and Zimmer Cyro 6,which can blow cold, chilly air onto your skin as the treatment progresses.

Who Are Suitable Candidates for Laser Tattoo Removal?

Anyone who wishes to have their tattoo(s) removed can opt for a laser tattoo removal. Ideally, you should be in good health and have a strong immune system so you can see the best results in the shortest time possible. Laser tattoo removal works on every skin tone, on both genders, so it’s really the best and most effective way to get rid of your unwanted tattoos.

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Have tattoos that you regret getting in the past? A laser tattoo removal procedure from Sudbury Med Spa can help. If you’re interested in learning more about the treatment, contact our office to schedule your initial consultation today!

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