What Is Laser Ink Tattoo Removal?
Tattoos, once a permanent mark of memories, choices, or artistry, can sometimes become symbols of regret or reminders of a past one might wish to move on from. With the advent of Laser Tattoo Ink Removal, there's a way to turn back time, offering a chance to reclaim or refresh the skin's canvas.
Laser Tattoo Ink Removal is a cutting-edge procedure that employs targeted laser beams to break down the ink particles of the tattoo. This allows the body's natural immune system to gradually eliminate the ink, fading the tattoo over a series of treatments. The result? A clearer skin tone, free from the shadows of past tattoos.
The Superior Choice: Laser Tattoo Removal
While there are multiple methods available for tattoo removal, laser technology stands out as the most advanced and effective approach. Here's why laser tattoo removal is often considered superior to other removal techniques:
Effectiveness on Various Inks: Lasers can be adjusted to target different ink colors, making it effective on a wide range of tattoo pigments, including stubborn blues and greens.
Fewer Side Effects: Compared to other methods like dermabrasion or salabrasion, which can be abrasive to the skin, laser tattoo removal typically results in fewer side effects like scarring or skin discoloration.
Less Painful: While there's some discomfort associated with any tattoo removal method, many clients find laser removal to be less painful than methods like excision or acid treatments.
Gradual Fading: Laser treatments break down the ink particles, allowing the body's immune system to naturally eliminate them. This results in a gradual fading of the tattoo, which can look more natural than other abrupt removal methods.
Minimally Invasive: Unlike surgical excision, which involves cutting out the tattooed skin, laser tattoo removal is non-surgical and minimally invasive.
Cost-Efficient in the Long Run: While the upfront cost of laser tattoo removal might be higher than some other methods, the long-term results, reduced risk of complications, and fewer sessions often make it more cost-effective over time.
Kelly Smith Forshaw
Premier Cosmetic & Medical Tattoo and Laser Specialist in Worthing, West Sussex
Kelly has dedicated over two decades to perfecting the art of medical tattooing, semi-permanent makeup, and laser tattoo removal.
Her work has graced numerous publications, and she's appeared on TV shows like Embarrassing Bodies, Ten Years Younger, and The Bad Skin Clinic on Discovery+ in 2023.
Kelly is highly recognised among her peers, winning the Medical Micropigmentation Artist of the Year title in 2018, 2019, and 2021.
Beyond her vast expertise, Kelly's empathetic nature ensures every client feels valued and understood.
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How many sessions are typically required for laser tattoo removal?
The number of sessions varies based on the tattoo's size, colour, type of ink used, and its location. On average, most tattoos require 4 to 8 sessions for optimal fading.
Are there any side effects to laser tattoo removal?
Common side effects include redness, swelling, and temporary skin lightening or darkening. It's essential to follow aftercare instructions to minimise risks and promote healing.
Is the laser tattoo removal procedure painful?
While some clients describe the sensation as similar to the snap of a rubber band against the skin, individual experiences can vary. Topical numbing cream can be used to enhance comfort during the procedure if required.
What is the aftercare process for laser tattoo removal?
Aftercare is crucial for effective healing. It's recommended to keep the treated area clean, avoid direct sun exposure, refrain from picking or scratching, and apply prescribed ointments or creams.
What people say about us
I was initially hesitant about getting my tattoo removed but now after 3 sessions with Kelly and her magic laser machine my old ink is barely there now. I'm amazed at the results so far and would highly recommend Kelly