Tattoos once considered permanent can now be removed either completely or partially through the various treatments available. However, getting a tattoo made is easily done whilst getting it removed is far from easy. Not only is it a painstaking task but a much painful procedure as well and in most cases leave visible scars and discolouration. The various methods involved in tattoo removal are surgical excision, salabrasion which involves scrubbing the skin with salt to burn away layers of skin, dermabrasion which involves using acid to remove the top layers of the skin and laser removal which is a more standard and effective procedure that reduces scarring and discolouration to a greater extent while in some cases completely eliminating the tattoo without a trace.
Laser tattoos removal techniques break down the ink in the tattoo to completely eliminate it. Albeit an expensive remedial process, it causes minimal side effects. Black is by far the easiest colour to remove followed by dark blue and red. Colored tattoo designs are far more difficult to treat with some of them requiring selected lasers depending upon the pigment colour. The duration of laser removal therapy can take as little as two to four sitting down to as far as 10 sittings depending upon the size and color of the tattoo.
Laser Treatments for Tattoo Removal:
Laser treatments by far are a much-preferred choice as it is safe and available in almost every part of the world.
1. First Treatment of Laser Tattoo Removal:
Laser tattoo removals are usually done in a few sittings and seen here is the result after the first session. The tattoo has considerably diminished and seems to be on its way to a complete recovery.
2. Almost Complete Laser Tattoo Removal:
Black inks are generally removed more easily and completely as seen in this laser procedure. The scarring is minimal with almost no trace of the tattoo that once was.
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3. Half Sleeve Laser Tattoo Removal:
The half sleeve on a male client has completely been removed. Given the extensive design of the tattoo, laser treatment has been skillfully done. It has left no scarring or discolouration and the hand looks as good as new.
4. Complete Remove Tattoo by Laser:
“So much for so little” is what this laser tattoo removal is all about. For a small tattoo design such as this, it has taken four sittings to get it completely removed. It is a job well done however with absolutely no trace of the tattoo present.
5. Color Tattoo Removal Laser Treatment:
Color inks are by far the hardest to remove. Unlike black inks they tend to leave a certain amount of discolouration however, certain colors are easier to remove than others. With the bulk of the tattoo gone, just a subtle hint of discolouration can be seen.
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6. Angel Laser Tattoo Removal:
Seen here is a perfect example of the laser tattoo removal method. Given the size and design of the tattoo, it couldn’t have made for an easy task. The removal of such an extensive tattoo can at most times take up to 10 sittings. The removal of this tattoo is an evident success with just a faint trace of its former self.
7. Rose Laser Tattoo Removal:
The rose tattoo itself being a lighter shade of black has been effectively removed with no visible scarring. It is a neat job and the skin looks fresh with no signs of a tattoo ever having existed.
8. Partial Tattoo Removal by Laser:
Partial laser tattoo removal therapies are more often than not a success as can be seen from this picture. The warrior has completely been erased with just the tribal pattern left behind. It’s almost as if the warrior never existed.
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9. Name Tattoo Laser Removal:
Here is another good example of the effects of laser removal which has left no trace of the tattoo. Black and red being among the easiest colours to remove, the skin is left untainted and free of any scars.