Thanks to Laser Tattoo Removal, tattoos are no longer considered permanent and irreversible. Removal is not only possible, today, it is a very safe and common procedure. In fact, it is estimated that about 25% of the U.S. population currently has a tattoo, and it is further estimated that up to 50% of those individuals with tattoos will seek to have one or more tattoos removed via laser treatment. Laser Tattoo Removal is the most effective means of removing a tattoo. It is also the safest tattoo removal treatment, producing the best results with the least chance of scarring or infection.
Depending on the patient’s skin type and size of the tattoo, it may take between 8-12 sessions. To remove the ink, Danik uses specially designed lasers. Theyemit high-intensity light beams that break down the injected pigment so that the body can naturally absorb and eliminate it — penetrating deeply enough to disintegrate the color particles without damaging the surrounding tissue.the number and specific colors in the tattoo, determine the session length and the number of treatments required to complete the removal process without leaving any vestiges of the former body art.
There is some discomfort, which is often compared to the snap of a rubber band on the skin. A topical numbing agent will be applied before the procedure to mitigate any pain and ensure you are as comfortable as possible.
The chance of scarring is minimal provided you follow your after-care instructions religiously. However, there are some circumstances that may increase the chance of scarring, such as poor circulation, dark skin tone, immune system deficiencies, the use of Accutaine, some health conditions, and a history of keloids. Before undertaking the procedure, these contraindications are discussed with patients so that they can make an informed decision about proceeding with the treatment.
Typically it takes 5 – 10 treatments to remove a professionally applied tattoo.
The number of treatments will depend on the amount and type of ink used, as well as the depth of the ink, size of the tattoo, its age, colors and location.
Black ink is the easiest to remove, while red, orange, pink, and warmer colors respond well to the treatment. Purple and yellow are variable but usually removes well. And today’s new technology can now remove what used to be the most difficult colors, green and teal blue.
A healing ointment and bandage will be applied to the area. The treated site should be kept clean and dry the day of treatment and sun exposure is should be avoided. A shower can be taken the next day, but the treatment site must not be scrubbed. To promote healing, avoid swimming, hot tubs, and do not apply any pressure to the site.
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Yes, the unthinkable has finally happened. That tattoo — inspired by romance, environmentalism, a favorite pet, or simply the glorification of your buff bod – has now become an unwanted source of embarrassment that does not fit in with your current age, lifestyle or career. While you have been living with the offending body art for years, you’ve been hesitant to explore removal options because of the specter of pain, scarring and infection.
It’s time to put those fears aside now that Danik has introduced fast, safe and effective tattoo removal to its menu of treatments administered by a certified professional under the onsite supervision of a fully-licensed medical director.
That once-beloved tattoo that you now want removed was created by injecting indelible ink between the layers of the skin. To remove this pigmentation, Danik uses a specially designed laser that dissolves that ink. Coupled with the pinpoint precision of professionals who have removed literally hundreds of tattoos, this cutting-edge laser equipment employs high-intensity light beams to break down the injected pigment so that the body can naturally absorb and eliminate it — penetrating deeply enough to disintegrate the color particles without damaging the surrounding tissue.
The quality of the laser, as well as the number and specific colors in the tattoo, determine the session length and the number of treatments required to complete the removal process without leaving any vestiges of the former body art. Danik uses laser equipment universally considered the gold standard for tattoo removal. Therefore, clients are assured the fastest and most effective treatment, with:
Several office visits are usually required to fully remove a tattoo. During the course of treatment, a gradual fading will be apparent. Finally, once the tattoo has been meticulously removed to cause no trauma to surrounding tissues, the results will be permanent.