Laser Tattoo Removal FAQ

Does Laser Tattoo Removal Have Any Side Effects?

Laser treatment has become the gold standard in tattoo removal, because it produces dramatic results with very little risk of scarring or other side effects. Laser therapy is much safer than excision, dermabrasion, or salabrasion (rubbing a salt solution over..

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Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work on All Ink Colors?

Blue and black ink are the easiest to remove. Yellow, green, and fluorescent tones may be treated, but require more sessions. Flesh tones, pink, light red, white, peach, light brown, and some green and blue pigments initially darken to black,..

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What Steps Should Be Taken Post-Treatment?

Clients are asked to follow a post-treatment regimen of topical antibiotic ointment to prevent infection, and to avoid sun exposure or use strong sunblock while outside. An elevated white discoloration with or without blood is sometimes seen immediately following treatment,..

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What Happens During the Procedure?

At the beginning of a treatment, clients are given protective eye shields to prevent any vision damage. A topical anesthetic is applied to the treatment site, to numb any sensation. A laser beam is placed over the unwanted tattoo. The..

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How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work?

Laser tattoo removal works by using a high-intensity beam of light to break up the pigment of the ink within the skin tissue. The light from the laser converts to heat as it hits the skin layer, fading the ink…

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