Laser Tattoo Removal: The Most Common Misconceptions

The purpose of laser tattoo removal is to break ink without damaging the surrounding skin. In laser tattoo removal selective photothermolysis is used to safely and effectively fade or remove tattoos. An increase in the popularity of tattoo removal services in cities like Indore has been accompanied by many misconceptions.

The main objective of this article is to tell people about the laser tattoo removal. So that you can know how the process works.

Here we are listing a few misconceptions.

Laser tattoo removal depends on many factors

True. The laser tattoo removal depends on many factors like location of the tattoo, colors, density, ink and skin type. It also depends on proper aftercare.

In general, the healthier a person is, the easier it will before your body to flush away those unwanted pigments that have been shattered by the laser. Also, the presence of previous scars, the age and the previous tattoo covers ups also play an important role on number of sessions it will take to remove the tattoo.

New tattoos are easier to remove

No, this is not true. New tattoos are actually difficult to remove and there are many more risks involved. Your body is reacts for quite some time after receiving a new tattoo, so one must wait for 8 weeks or more before starting laser tattoo removal.

Laser tattoo removal is instant.

No. Tattoo removal gives results more quickly than alternatives, like tattoo removal cream, but results are not immediate. An instant frosting takes place immediately after makes patient think that their tattoo is gone, but this reaction is actually the ink being penetrated by the laser and goes away in a few minutes after the laser removal session.

Laser tattoo removal actually takes months to even years. Every session will shatter more ink making it easier for your body to remove.

Excessive bleeding is part of laser tattoo removal.

This is not true. Laser tattoo removal doesn’t cause excessive bleeding. Anything more than pinpoint bleeding is very rare.

Pin point bleeding is small and generally inside the epidermis. So you won’t ever see excess amount of blood on the dressing that is put to cover the area after your session.

Laser tattoo removal causes scarring.

This is not true. Except you are prone to scarring or have an existing scar or are careless with your aftercare, laser tattoo removal won’t cause scarring.

During your laser tattoo removal consultation, your tattoo and the skin around it is checked carefully. Any existing scarring before the treatment is identified during this consultation. Previous injuries that causes scarring and the right aftercare for your treatment are discussed thoroughly in order to avoid any misunderstandings.

For Laser Tattoo Removal in Indore, feel free to contact Dr. Meet’s Clinic.