I had the symbol for "mother" tattooed (far right) and wanted "daughter" and "love" added to it. The symbol for "daughter" is on the left. I want to have this fixed, and the only alternative I see is to have it lasered off. Will laser tattoo removal erase it completely? Will it leave any scarring? I've been sick to my stomach since this was done. Please help me.
Permanent Tattoo Removal
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Black tattoo is easier to remove
Tattoo removal is easier depending on the color of the tattoo! If you have a tattoo color of yellow or green-blue, it can be faded but less likely to be removed! But if you have a tattoo that is black in color you can sometimes remove it completely depending on the depth of the ink. Sometimes, the laser can't absorb deep enough to remove the tattoo that it will leave a bruise like area that can be covered with makeup.
Laser Tattoo Removal
Yes you can do tattoo removal we have the Medlite some colors are more difficult than others. Laser Tattoo Removal you can use for better results
Laser tattoo removal for black inks is very successful - Buffalo Niagara NY
Clearly, a black ink tattoo has been used and these types of colors are the 'easiest' colors to fragment with laser energy. Lighter colors like the yellows and the fluorescent colors are most difficult requiring special devices and more sessions of therapy.
We use the Alex TriVantage Laser in our Williasville laser office.
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Laser tattoo removal should work out extremely well for you. In your case, complete removal should be expected. Your best choices are the PicoSure and any of the q-switched lasers. Multiple treatments in one session can speed up removal. It is best to be in experienced hands to obtain the optimal outcome.
Tattoo removal for black tattoos are easiest to treat
It is easiest to remove black tattoos with the lasers that are currently available. In that sense you are more fortunate. Find an experienced dermatologist with laser experience for treatment. Please let me know how your treatment goes.
Tattoo Removal Questions
Laser tattoo removal is the only safe and effective method for removing skin tattoos. Most tattoos can be very close to, or completely, removed after a series of laser treatments. It is important to visit an experienced laser surgeon who uses the most up-to-date tattoo removal lasers. Some tattoo inks require different laser energy for removal, depending on their color and on your skin color. However, you are in luck, because black tattoo ink tends to respond best to laser tattoo removal.
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