i just had one session for tattoo removal and it says on the list of what to expect is peeling and things like that but nothing has happened to mine it doesnt itch either.Is that okay? does it mean the tattoo wont fade? and also can you go swimming after tattoo removal?
Swimming and Peeling After 1st Session of Tattoo Removal
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Tattoo removal by laser
usually tattoo removal done by laser entails multiple monthly sessions, around ten or more. There may or may not be scaling or crusting. Often there is a whitening immediately that turns back to normal after a half hour. Sometimes there even is a slight amount of bleeding but this does not have to occur to get a good result. For some skin types, it is not a bad idea to have skin tests to different laser energy levels to see what works best for your skin prior to the entire tattoo being treated.
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