For many people, choosing to get a tattoo is an exciting moment in life. From selecting the design to showing off their new ink, the entire process can be a thrill for many people, especially young people. However, as time passes, sometimes opinions change. While tattoos are intended to be permanent displays of artwork, some people wish they could say goodbye to their tattoos that they do not love as much as they once did. Tattoo removal treatments can help make that happen.
Many people consider tattoo removal for a variety of reasons. For some, their tattoo may be in a very visible place and they may be tired of trying to cover it with the help of clothing or cosmetics. For others, they may regret everything about the tattoo or there may be negative memories attached to the ink. Whatever the reason, the process is the same.
Tattoo removal is performed using laser technology. When the laser is applied to the tattooed area of skin, it affects the pigmentation. Particles are altered and ultimately removed in a gradual process. While patients have different discomfort thresholds, many people compare the experience of having a tattoo removed to the feeling of getting the tattoo in the first place or a rubber band snapping on the skin.
As tattoos are individual works of art, the process of tattoo removal varies for each individual. A series of treatments is typically required to get the best results. Results are typically gradual, and the ink becomes more faded and difficult to see after each treatment. The size of the piece being treated can also affect the length of the treatment.
Tattoo removal can be performed on a range of skin tones and types. Treatment can be safe and effective for many people thanks to strides in laser technology advancement. If you are tired of looking at an unwanted tattoo, let us help you wipe the slate clean at Visage Laser & Skin Care Center in Anaheim, CA. Contact us today to schedule a consultation for tattoo removal.