Is it normal for skin to hardly have a reaction after a PicoSure laser tattoo treatment? And are my results so far typical? (Pho
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Tattoo Removal With Picosure
Not everyone experiences blisters or scabbing after laser tattoo removal. The raised skin and itchiness you are experiencing is normal. The fading of the tattoo depends on color and the depth. Picosure works best on dark inks as black, purple, blue and green. Picosure works by breaking the ink into particulars. Those particulars are absorbed and eliminated through the body over time. Please be patient and keep up with your treatments
PicoSure for tattoo removal
Thanks for your question and photos. It is difficult to tell since your photos are only after and not before. Results vary as each person reacts differently to PicoSure and your tattoo may be deeper than others; there could be many reasons why it doesn’t appear lighter. The number of treatments you will need to fully remove your tattoo will depend on the size, ink color and depth of tattoo. Hope this helps. Best, Dr. Katz
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