Different Types Of Tattoo Removal
Laser removal is the penetration and break up of the ink articles that were implanted into your skin. This procedure essentially speeds up your body's natural process of ridding your body of the foreign object that is ink.There are different machines for different levels or types of penetration. This procedure is performed under a topical anesthetic, or with none at all.
This method is not without it's scars. Most Tattoos are deep within the dermis and in order for the tattoo to be removed this skin and all the ink must be removed with it. Dermabrasion is the procedure which utilizes manual abrasion (with either fine grit surgical sandpaper. This procedure is performed under local anesthetic or local and oral/IV sedation.
This method also leaves a scar but is suitable for smaller tattoos -- the results are immediate and the treatment generally inexpensive. The tattoo it literally cut out of your skin. It is relatively simple and has a mild recovery phase if no infections or other complications arise. This procedure is performed under local anesthetic. We do not use this method at our clinic.
This is a very old method of abrasion where the treatment area is literally rubbed with salt. This is one of the oldest resurfacing techniques known, normally performed under local anesthetic. We do not use this method at our clinic.
Injections are given to help break up a tattoo - this typically does not remove the tattoo and can blur it significantly. We do not use this method at our clinic.
IPL and Laser Equipment is now deregulated