Could Smartxide Dot Be Used to Get Rid of Tattoos?

I have a professional tattoo on the abdomen.

Doctor Answers 1

SmartXide is not indicated for tattoo removal

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The SmartXide Dot laser is a type of fractionated CO2 laser that is indicated for the treatment of photoageing, melasma and acne scars. It works by heating the tissue in micro thermal columns or beams. It does not specifically target a chromophore such as pigment dye such as the Q-switched lasers (Nd:YAG and the Alexandrite) used in laser tattoo removal. While changes in color might potentially occur after treatment with the SmartXide Dot, it does not guarantee whatsoever the complete removal of the tattoo.

Dubai Dermatologist

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