Technological advances have improved the effectiveness of dermatologic laser, making it somewhat effective in removing permanent tattoos. Even the prices have changed significantly. What once supposed to spend many sessions and money to remove, now almost can talk about is a fairly affordable to erase a tattoo that you suffer every time you look option. I’ll tell you some things you should know about the laser that is sure to solve some doubts.
How tattoos removed?
I try to explain easily and do not use very technical terms.
Tattoos can be removed through the laser photomechanical effect, which acts on the pigment particles that are in the color of the tattoo. It breaks them into smaller ones. When you have spent a little over a month the cells will cleansing the skin and removing those pigment particles.
For tattoo removal different wavelengths are combined according to the color of the tattoo pigment.
How many sessions are necessary to remove a tattoo?
To know exactly the sessions you need your tattoo is best to consult the clinic or tattoo studio. There are many studies that are authorized and trained to use laser equipment. In general, I can tell you that depend on the amount of ink colors used, the type of tattoo you have. Even the type of tattoo you what you have done. Generally, 4 sessions are needed for a tattoo done by a beginner, it usually does not delve too deeply into the layers of the skin. For a tattoo done by a professional should be employed from 6 to 10 sessions.
What colors are the most difficult to remove?
Red, green, orange and yellow colors are the most difficult to remove. And contrary it seems, is easier to remove the black ink.
How much are the sessions?
Thanks to the latest technology it has been possible to remove tattoos with very competitive prices. The final cost of the treatment will depend on the final number of sessions and the type of tattoo you have and how it has been done. Specialized dermatology clinics usually offer promotions, including tattoo studios. Not much, if you want to remove a tattoo, be aware and get a good deal.
You should also consider if you’re going to cover the treated area with a new tattoo, it is not necessary to completely remove the ink. It is sufficient to reduce the tattoo and to make a cover up. The results are great and precisarás not spend a lot of money.
How long are the sessions to remove tattoos?
It depends on the size of the tattoo, but not usually exceed 30 minutes. You will survive the experience, you’ll see.
Does it hurt to remove a tattoo?
Before starting to remove the tattoo, the expert will apply an anesthetic with some cream that reduces the sensation of pain. That feeling is like you give little taps with a rubber band or hose. After all it depends how big the tattoo and the depth of the tattoo and the amount of ink held. But do not worry, not usually very painful and it becomes bearable.
Does removal laser marking?
As with any laser treatment it is common after the session redness and swelling, which usually disappears within 24 to 48 hours may occur. Basic recommendations for healing is satisfactory are as follows
• Apply antiseptic and anti-inflammatory ointment for at least 3 days.
• Do not expose yourself to the sun to avoid skin hyperpigmentation.
• Do not go to saunas. Heat is bad for the healing of any injury because bacteria can build up and cause infections.
• Do not perform very strenuous exercise that increase sweating while it is healing.
• Follow to the letter the instructions of the expert. This prevents that it is some kind of mark on the treated area.