Benefits of Laser Tattoo Removal
When people get a bad tattoo, they often want it removed; very few people stick with a bad tattoo these days. However, once they think about getting tattoo removal and see what people have to say about it, sometimes they get scared off. Laser tattoo removal is not something you have to be afraid of; this procedure is very common, almost 50 percent of tattoo recipients have gotten removals, and has made huge strides in recent years. The success rate of this process has become one to brag about in the medical field.
New techniques have gained in popularity because of how effective they have become. The lasers are capable of removing any color or at least enough to make going through with tattoo removal worth it. Certain colors require certain lasers and thus is why a tattoo removal via laser has been able to be almost custom to each individual. With new laser technology, dark colors, such as black and navy blue, are able to be removed completely since they are so receptive to lasers. Other colors can be removed but they may take a different laser wavelength and more treatments.
Even individuals who have tried removing a tattoo with other methods can benefit from this method as long as the previous methods did not leave too much scarring and completely damage the skin.
Another benefit of laser tattoo removal is that it is done a licensed and certified professional. The studios only use dermatologists, aka doctors, to do the procedure; you will not find just anyone doing this. Of course, this means finding the right dermatologist to do the removal. A way to find a good dermatologist to do this by asking your general doctor for a recommendation; chances are that they know of one that they can recommend to you.
This method is completely safe as well. Each session is determined by the healing of the skin and the pain tolerance of the patient. If you can not handle a lot of pain, which this does not cause a lot of pain but there is some, then the session will go until you can not do anymore. This laser tattoo removal procedure does not leave much, if any, scarring; the chances of scarring are drastically reduced if patients follow after-care instructions. Patients will wear protective eyeglasses so thereâ€™s no chance of the laser actually reflecting off anything into your eye and causing damage. Ice packs and cool streams of water or air can be applied to the area as well to help reduce pain and swelling.
As you have read, the benefits of laser tattoo removal far outweigh any other method as the way things stand today. It is safe and effective.