Why exactly is Picosure better for blues and greens than Picoway? Is it really all about the wavelength?

I'm currently being treated with the Picoway on my tattoo. I have orange, yellow, purple, blue and green within mine. The other colors seem to be fading more than the blue/green. Is it possible for removal/ super fading with Picoway? The reason I'm asking is that it seems like most doctors only post pictures of old tattoos being treated and not recent ones.

Doctor Answers 2

Laser Tattoo Removal

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Thank you for your question. The wavelength is indeed very important when treating a tattoo. Certain colors respond best to certain wavelengths. There are lasers available that use picosecond technology that have multiple wavelengths. I have been practicing tattoo removal for 20 years and have 5 Pico wavelengths.

Dr. Daniel Ritacca

Chicago Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.4 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

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Speak to your physician about the new wavelengths for picoway.  Pico way has a new wavelength for blues and greens and this should help you.  It should be available to your physician in the next month.  I would discuss it with them. 

Susan Fox, DO
Hollywood Phlebologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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