Are older or newer tattoos quicker to remove with laser? I have heard conflicting answers!! (Referring to professionally done tattoos). How long would it take to remove a black tattoo about 2-3 yeRs old?
Are Older or Newer Tattoos Quicker to Remove?
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Old vs new tattoo removal
Tattoo removal ease and speed depend on ink amount and color, not age. A black tattoo is easiest to remove in most instances. With the newest Picosure laser, we are seeing black tattoos disappearing in half the treatments. Expect 8-10 treatments or more with most other lasers.
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