Worsening "Ghosting" vs. Hyperpigmentation with PicoSure? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 1
It does not appear to be ghosting. It appears to be consistent with hyper pigmentation or can be a result of the laser treatments on a particular tattoo ink color. Just wondering if your original tattoo artist may have used white tattoo ink? If so, it may contain titanium dioxide which can be reduced to black pigmentation with the subsequent PicoSure laser treatments. This has occurred with several of our patients in the past. Thankfully, with continued PicoSure treatments, we were able to remove the tattoos.
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