Is laser tattoo removal done in tiny area or does it cover a large area?

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Laser tattoo removal

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Lasers can be used to treat a large or small tattoo.  Endpoint is typically a white frost which develops as you are treating the tattoo.  this allows you to know the area which has been covered. Laser tattoo removal can be painful and sometimes requires topical or injection for anesthesia.  Larger tattoo may be split up over 2 visits to minimize pain and discomfort

Summit Emergency Medicine Physician

Laser Tattoo Removal

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Laser tattoo removal starts in one area and processes to the next targeted area until the entire tattoo is treated.  Different colored tattoos require different settings.  For the best cosmetic results please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green

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