Member since 2/13/2013


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Reviews by kittyisblue

almost 2 1/2 years post op

Last week I received my insurance approval for surgery. Currently, I'm 125lbs.; and I wear a bra size of 30-32E (ideal size is a 31E). This surgery is something I have wanted for the past 7-8 years. After my mid-February consultation, I was surprised at how easily it was for me to: obtain... READ MORE

6th PicoSure Tx (15 q-switch Tx's) on arms & 4th PicoSure Tx on Shoulder

Yesterday I completed my first session of laser removal. In total, Im having three tattoos removed. Two of the tattoos being removed are on my arms, and the third, is on my back. I must say, I'm a little disappointed after my first session. I know this is going to be a process. And I know that... READ MORE

Questions from kittyisblue

Worried my tech isn't turning up the Q-switch laser to a strong enough number to be producing any effects. Is this right?

I'm on my 5th and 3rd laser removal session (Q-switch). I've noticed that when the tech is performing the treatments, he only turns the laser up to 2.3. I've seen on many of... READ MORE

Recent comments from kittyisblue

I should post some more pics. Now would probably be a good time - before treatment again. It's coming along. Sometimes I don't think the arm band will ever truly disappear. I have a consultant with a plastic surgeon to see about having... READ COMMENT

It doesn't have to be expensive to switch lasers. I switched to PicoSure from q-switch and it's cheaper!! Wishing you well for tomorrow's session :) READ COMMENT

I think it's both. The laser has to be at the appropriate settings and the tech needs to know how to use the laser. I believe I maxed out my q-switch treatment and it was no longer able to remove the ink. I'm glad I switched. READ COMMENT

In this tx - it was my second. But I haven't had the red attachment on my back yet, going to do that in Feb for some pink. It's a strong laser, but it was definitely needed. READ COMMENT

Thanks for the words of encouragement. I've been at this for 2 1/2 years... All options start to seem to look good after awhile. Did the dermablend stay on in the heat? READ COMMENT