I WANT to remove my 2 and half inch long tattoo from my chest! However I dont have financial abilities to do the laser treatment, if you can tell me what is the best tattoo removing CREME out in market.I am so desparate to get it off (its a name) and I wont be able to do laser anytime soon!, A big Thank you
Tattoo Removal Cream
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Tattoo Removal Cream--Does this work?
Tattoo Removal Cream Does Not Exist, Laser Is Only Option
I would recommend that you make an appointment with a dermatologist to discuss the various laser options and work on a payment plan that would fit your budget. Most docs out there treating tattoos are realistic, sympathetic and will work with you to remove that tattoo you so don't want.
Tattoo Removal Cream does not exist
There isn't any that exists that would work and here is why. Tattoos are created deliberately by injecting ink into the dermal layer of the skin. This is pretty deep, and so topical creams won't reach it. The appropriate laser, however, bypasses the top layers of the skin and targets the pigmented in the deeper layer, facilitating its fragmentation and subsequent removal.
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Tattoo Removal = Laser only, never creams
Laser on the other hand, spares the upper layers of skin, and specifically TARGETS pigment. Each type of colour will require a different wavelength. Laser fragments the particles via a method called photoacoustic principles, namely fragmenting or breaking up the tattoo. Over time, your immune system carries the pigment away.
OK, as a dermatologist who knows tattooing, there is another 'old time' method of removing tattoo without laser. This trick has been done by many tattooist, that is to use a tattoo gun with NO PIGMENT, essentially this creates holes so that your pigment can be slow eliminated by a process called 'trans epidermal elimination'- not high tech, but much safer than creams. Medically, Dermapen at deep levels can mimic this time tested process.
Good luck in your quest, and I hope this helps.
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Jacque P. LeBeau, MD
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Tattoo Removal Cream
Unfortunately, most of the advertised creams don’t work and can damage the skin. I recommend saving up some money and removing it professionally when you are able to do so.
Best laser to remove your tattoo
Creams do not work for tattoo removal. The most effective way to remove a tattoo without a scar is with a q-switched laser, such a s ruby, alexandrite or Nd:YAG laser. This will break up the pigment into tiny particles that are aloow tha tattoo to lighten over a series of treatments. Be sure to avoid using a CO2 laser or an IPL (Intense Pulse Light device) to treat your tattoo. The risk of scarring is 100%.
Tattoo removing creams don't really work
Unfortunately, there are no tattoo removal creams on that market that really work. You must have a laser that will target the ink below the skin. A complimentary consultation is recommended to answer all of your questions and concerns, as well as getting an exact quote. We price tattoo removal by how long the session will actually take-to save you money, and not by the size of the tattoo - which is the standard. Dark colors, especially black, are the easiest to remove. Leaving yellow and light green/blue the most difficult. With every unique tattoo and not knowing how deep or superficial the ink was injected, at least 10 treatments could be required. A local anesthetic may be used at no extra charge during treatment if needed.
Tattoo removal require laser or dermabrasion
There are no tattoo removal creams that are effective. Treatment with a q-switched laser will break up the pigment into microparticles that are then removed by your body. Dermabrasion or CO2 laser can also remove tattoo but by a different method - destruction of the tattoo - and typically these treatment leave scarring whereas the q-switched laser treatment is typically scar free.
Tattoo removal lasers
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