About Laser Tattoo Removal
Regardless of the reason that you no longer enjoy your tattoo, advancements in tattoo removal technology have made it feasible to lighten and potentially remove the undesired tattoo in its entirety. At Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute in Fort Washington, PA, our team of talented medical professionals, led by Dr. Aradhna Saxena, perform tattoo removal with a sophisticated laser system called the Q-Switched KTP and Nd:YAG. This laser device has proven to produce better results than previous tattoo removal systems and might require fewer treatments. Schedule a consultation at our facility to learn whether you are an ideal candidate for laser tattoo removal.
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There are a number of factors that could increase the success of your laser tattoo removal. The best candidates for this procedure:
- Have older and potentially faded tattoos
- Have strong immune systems, which help to eliminate the ink properties following treatment
- Have strong contrasts between the ink color and the pigment of the skin
- Are in good overall health
As soon as a member of our team determines that your skin is ideal for laser tattoo removal, the treatment area will be prepped with a careful cleansing and an application of a topical anesthetic. Next, we will pass the Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser over the surface of the skin as it emits energy and pulsing laser light. The time it takes to complete the procedure varies and depends on the size of the tattoo. Sometimes, the tattoo may require multiple treatments before obvious results can be seen. This will all be discussed with you during your consultation.
What to Expect
After each treatment, you may experience redness, sensitivity, and mild swelling. You might also feel a sunburn sensation followed by a slight scabbing during the healing process. It is important to adhere to aftercare instructions precisely to speed up the recovery process. Once the site has healed, you can schedule your next treatment session. We will discuss how frequently to schedule your sessions to allow for ample healing between them.
Plan Your Procedure
Schedule your consultation
Tattoos can be stunning and mesmerizing at first, perhaps an expression of our identity and self-image. However, when we have a tattoo that we are no longer proud of, the thought of its permanence can be intimidating for some. At Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute, we understand and want to help. We use an innovative tattoo removal technology that offers exciting results to men and women from the Greater Fort Washington, PA area. If you have a tattoo that you want to remove or if you want to know more about the removal process, we encourage you to contact our facility today.