What product is used?
For our laser tattoo removal treatments we use All White Laser Combi Q switch NdYag Laser Tattoo removal system.
How popular is this treatment?
Laser tattoo removal is proving very popular in clinic as the system we use utilises some of the most advanced and industry leading technology available, newest laser technology is designed to only target the ink pigment, leaving the surrounding skin unaffected.
Common reasons for tattoo removal are due to regret of having the tattoo, for some people about to get married or wanting to start a family they feel like should look the part or adapt their style to who they’ve grown to be. Some people have names of people they have removed from their lives and want to remove from their bodies. Also, with so many new tattoo trends and artists, tattoo regret and life-altering moments aren’t alone at the top of the list of reasons anymore, the art of tattooing has come a long way and people are undergoing tattoo removal to give their body a new canvas.
What areas can be treated?
- All areas of the body can be treated
What happens during my consultation?
Your nurse will take a comprehensive medical history and perform a legally required patch test. You will discuss your expectations of treatment, how successful the treatment may be and the likely cost and length of your treatment regime. The consultation takes approximately 30 minutes and is free and without obligation. It is also a requirement that photographs of the treatment area are taken before and after each treatment session for insurance purposes.
What happens during my treatment appointment?
Your nurse will review your initial consultation documentation to ensure nothing has changed. You will be provided with eye protection as appropriate.
Treatment commences which can take anywhere from 10 minutes to 1 hour depending on the area to be treated. Various small shots are fired to remove the pigment from the skin.
What’s the aftercare advice?
For laser tattoo removal we have a 30 day before and after no sun exposure rule which includes sun beds and tanning creams. They can cause hypo / hyper pigmentation problems within the skin. All other after care will be discussed at your treatment appointment. Your nurse is available before, during and after each treatment to answer any questions you may have.
How long will it take?
Who is not suitable for this treatment?
This very much depends on your individual medical history and current medications. All of which would be discussed at your free consultation.
Treatment frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Yes it is uncomfortable; however each client has a different pain threshold the majority of clients say the treatment is like having an elastic band flicked on the skin.
It is impossible to say how much of the tattoo will be removed as there are so many contributing factors such as, the tattoo depth, colour and age, however the majority of tattoos leave only a slight shadow within the skin which is usually not readily noticeable.
Although developing scar tissue after laser tattoo removal is a risk, it is very small due to the new type of laser we use and is usually due to poor after care or a client’s pre – disposition to developing scar tissue.