Tattoo Scars



tattoo scars

Does Laser Tattoo Removal Really Work?

The short answer – yes! A special laser called a Q-Switched laser provides outstanding results to significantly lighten or remove most tattoo inks. The laser tattoo removal treatment is safe and effective and does not affect the surrounding skin. It is a non-invasive solution to having tattoos removed surgically.

Quite often people regret getting a tattoo and even find it embarrassing as their life changes. As the old saying goes “The indiscretions of youth are the regrets of maturity” – anonymous. Laser tattoo removal treatment uses pulses of light from the laser that are directed onto the tattoo, breaking up the tattoo pigment. Over the next several weeks the body’s macrophages remove the treated pigmented areas. The Q-Switched laser can effectively treat dark tattoo inks, specifically black (which accounts for more than half of all tattoos) and blue. You should expect to receive several treatments to achieve expected results.

Key Advantages for Patients

  • Safest way to remove unwanted tattoos
  • Effective treatment for dark tattoo inks (black and blue)
  • Dramatic results after several treatments

Q-switched lasers used by Lasertech Clicnic now provide a safe & effective way of removing tattoos. Tattoos Are No Longer Forever! Decorative tattooing can be traced back thousands of years to many indigenous peoples on different continents. And, so can the desire to remove them. Tattoos have become extremely popular over the past decade, especially for young adults. Unfortunately, within five years more than half regret getting the tattoo and would like to have them removed. What looks good at 18 may seem undesirable at 28 when your kid asks you “Who is Margo or James?”.

Viewed by many teenagers as an act of self-expression, identity, and sometimes rebellion, tattoos may create barriers to employment and social acceptance at a more mature age. Hey, I’m not saying that is right, but it is the way it is! In addition, as their colors fade & skin looses its youthful elasticity, tattoos may become a defacement rather than decorations. That cute little rose has become a bouquet of dead roses.

How Does the Q-Switched Laser Work?

The Q-Switched laser delivers light quickly – in nano-seconds at a very high energy. These pulses are absorbed by the tattoo, breaking it into pigment particles small enough for removal by the body’s natural immune and lymphatic system.

Is Laser Tattoo Removal Safe?

Q-Switch laser technology offers high efficiency at very low risk. It enables effective tattoo removal with very little chance of side effects.

What Kind of Tattoos Can Be Removed?

Q-Switch laser systems can now remove all types of tattoo with little or no scarring. Professional and amateur tattoos, as well as traumatic tattoos, resulting from accidents, are treated successfully.

Can the Q-Switched Laser Remove All Color Tattoos?

The Q-Switched is the workhorse of tattoo removal. The Q-Switched laser is especially suited to the removal of dark blue & black inks. The frequency doubled Q-Switched laser is used to remove red, green & orange tattoos.

What Is the Laser Tattoo Removal Treatment Like?

The threshold of discomfort is different for every person, however most people tolerate Q-Switched tattoo removal treatment very well. They describe the sensation as a mild rubber band snap to the skin. The majority of patients require no anesthesia, although topical anesthetic is an option for especially sensitive areas. In determining the number of treatments necessary, the consultant will consider such factors as tattoo location, the patient´s age and their skin type.

Tattoo removal methods have existed nearly as long as the tattooing process itself. However the scarring and pain associated with these procedures is often more offensive than the tattoo. The two previous methods are called salabrasion and dermabrasion – the ‘sanding’ of the pigmented skin. This causes trauma, bleeding and significant scarring. Invasive incision, the actual surgical removal of tattoos leaves scars and is only suitable for small areas. For larger tattoos, skin grafting, which leaves scars at sites of both tattoo and the graft. Q-Switched lasers offer significant advantages over previous methods for tattoo removal, and are presently the treatment of choice for tattoo removal.

About the Author

Sharyn Yelland is the owner and operator of Lasertech Clinic in Adelaide, AU.
Lasertech Clinic is Adelaide’s premier laser and skin rejuvenation clinic featuring luxury day spa amenities and the most experienced laser technicians for hair removal and tattoo removal, spider vein treatments, dermal fillers, non-surgical facelifts and medical skin peels. To see all of the services that Lasertech Clinic offers, please visit our website

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