Tattoo Removal with Alma Laser- Alpharetta, GA

I have a butterfly tattoo on my abdomen that I got...

I have a butterfly tattoo on my abdomen that I got when I turned 18, it was kind of impulse and now I hate it, so I'm having it lasered off and I'm just hoping that I don't get any scaring. I would hate to have a huge scar instead of a tattoo! I purchased a Groupon since I could not afford to pay full price. I am posting this about a month after my first session.

Although they gave me an after care sheet to take home and it explained a lot, there are still a lot of things that I had questions on that were not on the sheet, but I called an the laser technician answered all my questions. Like I said before, I am afraid of scarring so I wanted to take good care of the area. The area sure does itch! And pardon the pics, I took them myself : )

I have been applying Neosporin to the area about twice daily, the laser technician told me to "keep the area moist", I think I was doing too good of a job though because it took a long time to heel. I kept it covered for the first two weeks or so because of the area it is in, my jeans would rub against it and the skin could just scab off. You should let it "breath" a little at nights when you are at home, not when you are sleeping because I sleep on my stomach and that would not be good.

I just wanted to add some new information to my...

I just wanted to add some new information to my post. The Laser they are using is called ALMA LASER (like my name!!) and I had some numbing cream applied one hour prior to the session but I did not feel like it helped at all.
I also wrote the doctor's office name wrong, they are called "GA Aesthetic Med Spa".

Hi, just had my 2nd tattoo removal session. I used...

Hi, just had my 2nd tattoo removal session. I used a prescribed numbing cream this time so it was much less painful than the first time. It's just prescription LIdocaine if you are wondering. I got it prescribed by my physician after I told him it was for the tattoo removal. I will try to post pictures tomorrow as today it is still covered.

Here is the picture of the day after my second...

Here is the picture of the day after my second session. It doesn't seem to be as irritated as the first time and I don't see any blisters yet. I will keep it covered until it heals. I hope I see more fading again this time...

I went in for my third treatment this morning and...

I went in for my third treatment this morning and yet again I had a different person removing it. This person was much more knowledgeable than the last person. The last session was not as good as the first one and I did not see fading at all. I am considering switching providers although I am already scheduled for my next (4th) treatment. I cannot post pictures today because it is still covered but I will post soon. Again I used the prescription lidocaine for numbing.

Just wanted to post the pictures I have available....

Just wanted to post the pictures I have available. The laser technician did a much better job than the last person. I have lots of blistering today and I will post pictures of that later. Here are the pictures of the day after the session.

I am posting a picture of my tattoo 3 days post my...

I am posting a picture of my tattoo 3 days post my 3rd treatment. The picture is pretty gruesome, it's after some of the blisters have burst. It blistered A LOT this time. At first I had little tiny blisters and by the end of the day it turned into many big blisters and a huge blister in the middle. I have been keeping it covered and applying Neosporin to it. A lot of the blisters burst when I was sleeping and during the day today. Due to the blistering I am hoping to see a lot of fading this time. I will keep you posted.
GA Aesthetic Med Spa

I knocked off some stars off my provider because they had different people working there and I don't know how experienced the person was. I didn't feel as comfortable as the first time. I really hope to see more fading this time.

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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