Questions regarding the procedure of laser tattoo removal most frequently asked as below:
1. How many treatments will it take to remove my tattoo?
Each person is as unique as their tattoo, but most professional tattoos take between 5-10 treatments. Q Switched ND YAG Laser Machine tattoo removal treatments are spaced out 4-6 weeks apart. The number of treatments can depend on a number of factors, such as:
1). amount of ink used
2). depth of the ink placed in the skin
3). type of ink used
5). age of the tattoo
6). colors used
2. Can I come back earlier than scheduled for the treatments?
Unfortunately no, the time between treatments is set up so your tattoo can heal properly and your body has enough time to flush the tattoo ink out, naturally. The results, after a treatment, are not always immediate. The body breaks down the ink slowly, usually taking weeks to see the full results, from a treatment.
3. Is the process painful?
Most clients compare the pain to that of getting a tattoo, except tattoo removal, take far less time. Depending on the size of the tattoo, most laser treatments usually take only a matter of minutes.
4. Do all the colors of ink respond the same?
No. Black and red inks are the easiest to remove, while light greens and light blues are the hardest. These blues and greens can sometimes take more treatments than other colors. In some cases, these colors cannot be removed completely.
5. Will the tattoo remove completely?
In most cases, yes. However, complete removal is sometimes a hard thing to predict, due to all the unregulated tattoo inks on the market. A lot of tattoo ink manufacturers and artists make and mix their own inks. Sometimes these mixes have metals and other foreign additives, for effect. These unknowns are why 100% removal is hard to predict or promise.
6. What are the common side effects of laser tattoo removal?
Side effects that q switched laser machine Tattoo Removal, patients will likely experience, are short-term but worth mentioning. The skin may be red, swollen, and may blister. Blisters can get quite large and at times, cover the entire tattoo. These blisters are superficial and will heal beautifully, but may be uncomfortable for a couple of days. A clear and easy aftercare instruction for post-treatment care is needed.