The procedure involves using a Q-switch Nd:YAG laser to remove tattoo or dermal pigment. It may take multiple treatments to obtain optimal results. Although these devices are effective in most cases, no guarantees can be made. Complete clearance may not be experienced, and that it may take multiple treatments. Schedule you free consultation to determine if you are a candidate for Q switch laser tattoo removal.
The tattoo removal laser treatment may create a superficial burn wound. There is immediate whitening, swelling, redness of the treated area, which usually lasts for several minutes to hours. Some clients may develop blisters, crusts or scabs within 8-72hrs, which can last for 1-2 weeks or more. The treated areas may be pink or pale after scab separates. Some patients may experience bruising or swelling, which usually fades over the first week after treatment. Primary healing is usually complete within 4 weeks, although may differ depending on several variables. Continued fading can be seen in the following months.