Laser tattoo removal and body art removal
When to Consider Tattoo Removal
The physician applies laser energy as per the size, depth and age of the tattoo.
There might be a requirement of multiple laser sessions to remove the tattoos completely.
It is effective to use the lasers with varied wavelengths to target different inks at various depths. This helps the laser to penetrate adequately and scatter the inks.
Expert physicians consider Q-switch technology the best as it allows instantaneous switching of the wavelengths as per the varied depths of the tattoo ink.
This helps in the absorption of the laser energy selectively while saving the surrounding skin from potential damage.
The physician takes tremendous care to apply laser for extremely small periods to avoid the spread in the adjacent skin area. The duration of each application should just be enough to heat up the tattoo pigment to the desired temperature and fragment it.
It is also important to make sure that the energy transferred during each laser application is sufficient to break the pigment.