Following are the tips You must Know about Laser Tattoo Removal

Updated on December 12 , 2016  |  Views: ( 3765 )  |    |   Comments ( 4 )

If you are reading this, you are probably regretting your tattoo already! If you do not just want to cover up your tattoo, then laser treatments are easily available and are safe too. But like all other treatments related to the skin, it is important to educate yourself about laser tattoo removal.

How does laser tattoo removal work? 
Laser exposure on the tattoo heats up the tattoo’s metallic particles and break them down. White blood cells transport the now broken down particles to the liver and the body eventually flushes the tattoo out over multiple procedures.

laser tattoo removalDoes laser tattoo removal hurt?
Removing a tattoo gets as uncomfortable as getting a tattoo. During laser tattoo removal, hot laser particles penetrate your skin causing discomfort and pain. However, doctors do prescribe pain relievers depending on the sensitivity of your skin and the depth of the tattoo.

 

We have put together a list of precautionary measures, symptoms and side-effects laser tattoo removal may cause:
1. Tattoo removals are not guaranteed
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If you are wondering – does laser tattoo removal really work – the answer is yes and no. It is important to consult with multiple laser removal experts to find out if your tattoo will fade completely. Some tattoos only fade partially leaving scars or even raised tissue.

 

2. You will need multiple sittings
Tattoos fade with every treatment and do not just disappear altogether with just one sitting. Sometimes it may take up to more than ten sessions. Discuss the number of sessions needed with your doctor before beginning the treatment.

laser tattoo removal_23. Location of the tattoo
The closer a tattoo to the heart, better the blood circulation, therefore better the results. The fading process is slower for tattoos that are in the lower parts of your hands and legs.

4. Research the different types of lasers available
Study on the types of lasers available and what type suits you best. Different laser wavelengths are used to remove tattoos of different colours and sometimes you may need a different type of laser to remove the pigmentation.

5. Expect symptoms and side-effects
Symptoms and side effects like blisters, swelling, raised tissue, redness, darkening or lightening of skin are common. Usually, all these symptoms correct themselves in a course of 6 to 12 months.

Is laser tattoo removal safe? Yes, laser tattoo removal is generally safe when carried out by a qualified specialist. The treatment also depends on your skin type, health, the type of tattoo and laser tattoo removal aftercare. Do not forget to ask a lot of questions!

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Sonam
December 16th, 2016
Nice article
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