How much should the laser be turned up each treatment. I am being treated with the Alex TriVantage, 1st session level 1, 2nd 1.8 I just want to be sure I get the most effective treatment each time, as this costs lots of money and my 2nd session has not faded as much, although it has only been since Oct. 27th. Thanks!
Laser Tattoo Removal Setting?
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Laser Tattoo Removal Settings
Hi Blackberry. Here is the problem. A good laser practitioner (nurse or MD in California) does not pay as much attention to the settings as they do to the tissue response. A proper tattoo removal treatment will result in a "frosted" appearance (you can see what this looks like on Youtube). We also avoid treatments that cause blistering or bleeding as this can lead to scarring.
So, we would have no idea if the settings were appropriate because it all depends on what the person doing the treatment is observing. Finally, the Trivantage, as the name implies has three wavelengths. Each type of light uses different settings based on what colors and being treated and how dark or light they are.
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