Number of laser tattoo removal sessions for this tattoo? (photo)
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Laser Tattoo Removal
Number of sessions for tattoo removal
Your photo shows a professionally done tattoo on an extremity. Even though it does not contain different colors, those features alone predict the need for 5+ sessions. It will further vary based on the device used (what is the peak power of the laser, what are the spot size options which impact how deep the energy can go, etc..) and the skill of the provider in terms of selection of settings (experience, training). Sessions should be 8 weeks apart for an extremity tattoo.Best,Lisa Vuich, MD
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