Getting Rid of Tattoos

Do you have body art that you would like to remove? Are you looking for an easy way to say goodbye to your outdated tattoos?

Often, tattoos have emotion attached to them – sometimes good and sometimes bad. In some cases, tattoos from our youth, for example, may feel more like an embarrassment. We understand that sometimes we make regrettable decisions and want a way to reverse it and get our body back to its original state.

The Spectra laser, which is also used for skin rejuvenation, is a beneficial and effective laser for the removal of body art. This advanced laser tattoo removal technology is incredibly powerful and pulses light at the rate of 5 to 7 nanoseconds.

The Spectra laser can be used on all sizes of tattoo and can remove multiple colours and inks. India ink (homemade ink) is the easiest ink to treat, generally requiring only one treatment; however, all colour can be treated with multiple treatment cycles. It’s a very precise method that can even target small tattoos.

Before and after laser tattoo removal.

Typical body art can be removed with this process, but we are also able to treat cosmetic tattoos, such as eyebrow tattoos, eyeliner tattoos or lipstick tattoos. Sometimes these cosmetic tattoos bleed or aren’t exact and therefore do not offer the effect the patient sought to enhance their features. While our laser has the ability to remove even cosmetic tattoos, due to the general nature of these tattoos and their placement (often on the face), we typically perform a spot test to be sure we can properly remove the tattoo effectively. Petroleum based and other inks that are often used in cosmetic tattoos are incredibly deep are more difficult to treat; however, it is not impossible to treat them, we just use added care.

If you have already tried to remove your tattoos with less effective lasers and have residual staining, this laser will be able to remove the deep stains left by the tattoo, as well.

The number of treatments required will vary based on your tattoo ink and size. It is difficult to say exactly how many treatments you will need, as there are many factors at play. Typically 4-8 treatments should be expected.