PicoSure Tattoo Removal Treatment: A Real Story [VIDEO]

By Nicole Fukuoka

What to expect during your first PicoSure treatment: watch a real patient as he starts his tattoo removal journey.

Nine years ago, love and a little bit of beer inspired Austin to get his girlfriend's name tattooed on his chest. Now they are no longer together, but he's still stuck with the permanent reminder of his past. Austin and his new girlfriend are more than ready to see the tattoo disappear for good, so they visited Dr. Edward Rohaly at ER Derm in Newport Beach, Calif. to start removal treatments using the PicoSure laser.

While Austin may make the procedure look like a cake walk, other community members have claimed it might be a little more painful than his face lets on. Watch the video above to see what you can expect to experience with the PicoSure laser, and how the results look after just one treatment.


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The Picosure will likely remove the tattoo completely in 4-6 sessions, scheduled 4 weeks apart. We' ll be sure to post the progress!
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Hi, my dr told me 8 weeks in between treatments for the best results. Does cynosure recommend 4 weeks?
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Yes this was helpful, but it needed to focus more on the removal of the tattoo and less on his ex-girlfriend. How many procedures did he actually have to go through to totally remove the tattoo. And, which company sells this particular laser? Thank you, Kim
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Hi Kim!  This tattoo removal is happening in real time, so the removal process is not yet complete. You can check out his most recent tattoo removal session (#2) in this video:  http://www.realself.com/blog/picosure-tattoo-removal-journey

Cynosure is the company that manufactures this laser.   Hope this helps!

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