What is Tattoo removal?
It is important to know that there are different methods for removing a tattoo: laser treatments, dermabrasion, chemical peels, and surgical excision. The most common treatment today is using lasers, which is the less invasive method for tattoo removal.
The function of laser for tattoo removal is to break the large ink particles through the use of concentrated light waves that heat the ink particles and fragment it into smaller parts that are removed from the skin by the normal human immune system.
The duration of the treatment and number of sessions will depend on the tattoo design, age of the tattoo, ink color, size of the tattoo, skin tone, and even where in the body it is located.
It could take 1 to 10 sessions with the laser to remove the ink, and the space between sessions should be seven weeks, to let the wound to heal and the body to absorb the ink it could take.
After the session
Laser tattoo removal can be a painful process, probably more than when getting the tattoo, but it can be tolerated well. After each session, the patient will have a wound to take care of, cleaning it first with water and soap, then applying an antibiotic ointment, and cover it until healed, about five to seven days later.
A non-invasive method.
The duration of the treatment depends on the characteristics of the tattoo.
Need to take care of the wounds with water and soap, for about 5 to 7 days.