Location: New York, NY
Member since 9/28/2015


  • 14 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Dense, Colorful Tattoo Removal - Rhode Island

I posted on this site a couple of months ago, after my first consultation with a laser technician. That technician uses Nd:Yag lasers and told me 4-5 removal sessions would be enough to lighten my tattoo enough for a cover-up. A few doctors on this site suggested the Picosure laser, and I took their advice. The Picosure is *significantly* more expensive, but the laser has been operated by a... READ MORE

Questions from crosrg

What are my best options and reasonable expectations for lightening my 4 month old tattoo in preparation for a cover up? (Photo)

I'd like to lighten the tattoo enough to do cover up. I really dislike the tattoo as it is now, but I plan to cover it up with a similar artistic "scheme" (mostly flowers). I'm... READ MORE

Is continuing treatment with a Picosure laser a mistake? (photo)

I've had three Picosure treatments on my tattoo so far. The first yielded drastic results, but I'm feeling disheartened about the results of the second and third treatments. I... READ MORE

Recent comments from crosrg

Your tattoo did NOT look awful! Sheesh. But definitely the fact that you weren't happy with it is more than the justification needed to get rid of it. I'm sure as horrible as you felt it was, you still would have looked lovely had you... READ COMMENT

How did you like the PFD patch? Did you notice any difference? My doctor is planning to use one of those during my next session. READ COMMENT

I'm fine, thanks. :-) Eager for my next removal, which will be a 3-in-1 shot. Of course I'm also totally freaked out about the pain, but I'm really hopeful that this next session will be, if not my last, the one to lighten my tattoo... READ COMMENT

I'm so happy to hear that you're feeling better!! READ COMMENT

The fading is coming along, but SO slowly. I'm doing okay, thanks. You're very sweet to ask. :-) The weather is getting nicer, which bums me out a bit. I'm so self-conscious about the tattoo. I hate that it's so visible and I try to... READ COMMENT