We have all seen or heard of tattoo horrors, wheter it was a misspelled word, an unsightly design, or just a poor choice in life, tattoos and their removal have become a trending topic.
Tattoo removal has become increasingly popular and tattoos are becoming less “permanent”.
How it works:
We look for pinpoint bleeding with the 1064 YAG treatment, which would lead to a little bit of scabbing. However, for the first time, we don’t want to turn up the energy too high on the laser, otherwise you could get scarring. This is particularly true for African Americans because the pigment in your skin can be recognized by the laser. So, it is not unusual to not have scabbing after your test treatment. With each subsequent treatment, they will increase the energy if you aren’t having any complications. We prefer to have less complications and more frequent treatments, as opposed to more aggressive treatment that could possibly lead to complications.
Treatments vary by person and require consultations to determine treatment plan.