You swore it would never happen to you, that you would love and proudly display your tattoo forever. Things change, that’s life and now you would like to get that tattoo removed. It doesn’t even matter why. What’s important is that you can get it removed safely and effectively. You’re probably thinking that means a trip over the bridge into Philly or maybe even a trip to NYC. After all, you won’t find quality, cutting edge, laser tattoo removal in NJ.
Even the best tattoo removal typically requires more than one session. All that traveling, what a hassle. No worries! Now you can have your tattoo removed with the latest technology right here in NJ. PicoSure is the latest advancement in laser tattoo removal.
As with any new procedure, it’s only natural to have some questions.
PicoSure Vs. Older Laser Tattoo Removal
By delivering ultra-short picosecond pulses of energy into the skin, PicoSure uses the latest technology to remove ink colors as well as brown spots. A photomechanical effect is created by the pulses. This is called PressureWave™. While avoiding unmarked tissue, it targets ink and brown spots.
Traditional Q-switched lasers used for tattoo removal break up the pigment into small granules, PressureWave™ shatters the ink and brown spots into tiny dust-like particles. These are easier for the body to eliminate. The positive results provided by this process are clearer skin in fewer treatments and improved recovery.
How Many Treatments are Required?
Everyone’s skin is different and every tattoo is unique. During your consultation, the practitioner will evaluate your tattoo. Based on their evaluation, they will recommend a realistic and individualized treatment plan for your laser tattoo removal. With PicoSure, you will achieve greater results in fewer treatments.
How Long In Between Treatments?
Six weeks is the normal time frame between treatments. During this time the body to start breaking down the ink and even though the tattoo may appear healed, it is not. Getting treatments closer together will not speed up the tattoo removal process and could cause scarring.
Will There Be Visible Results After the First Treatment?
Some patients may see improved clearance after the first treatment. Others may take a few treatments to before seeing visible results. Remember every patient and tattoo responds differently to PicoSure, just as with any other laser tattoo removal.
To get the best possible results and reduce the chance of adverse events, carefully follow the recommended post treatment protocol.
Is There a Recovery Period After Treatment?
To avoid irritation of the treated area, it is recommended that patients limit their physical activity for the first 24-48 hours. They can then return to their normal daily routine but should avoid sun exposure until the treated area is completely healed.
Which Kind of Tattoos Can PicoSure Remove?
PicoSure laser tattoo removal is effective on a variety of tattoo colors and types. Difficult ink colors, such as blue and green, and previously treated tattoos can effectively be removed with PicoSure.
Can PicoSure Remove a Brand New Tattoo?
It happens, that tattoo just isn’t what you thought it would be. You must wait at least six weeks for your skin to heal from the tattoo procedure before beginning Picosure laser tattoo removal.
Is PicoSure Effective On Previously Treated Tattoos?
Yes, even if your tattoo has been treated ten times or more.Unlike traditional lasers, PicoSure is great at removing previously treated tattoos.
Can PicoSure Lighten a Tattoo to be Covered with Another?
A skilled tattoo artist can often cover an old tattoo and you will never know it was there. Lighten that old tattoo first will make their job easier and produce better results. You must wait at least six weeks after your last PicoSure treatment before getting your new tattoo.
Does PicoSure Hurt?
The PicoSure process is slightly more uncomfortable than getting a tattoo but it doesn’t take anywhere near as long. Depending on the size of your tattoo, it may have taken hours to have it done. Most treatments take between 25-60 seconds and patients can request a numbing cream to apply 30 minutes before the treatment.
So, forget driving over the bridge to get the best laser tattoo removal. Vive Center is proud to announce that we will be offering state-of-the-art tattoo removal using the PicoSure laser. If you’re experiencing “tattoo regret” and are ready to have it removed, Schedule your consultation today and find out if PicoSure tattoo removal is right for you.