Member since 2/13/2013


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Reviews by kittyisblue

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

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

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 do think the PicoSure has been more effective all around. In part, because the place I go to has the 532 wavelength attachment (not all places have the add on laser, it costs more, and it's what removes the red/orange/yellow ink) - it... READ COMMENT

Going well, thank you. I just updated with my latest treatment. The PicoSure laser has been doing a wonderful job removing my tattoo on my shoulder blade!! READ COMMENT

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