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Understanding Tattoo Removal

People get tattoos for different reasons, but they’re mostly used as a form of self-expression. Regardless of their reasons for getting inked, some people eventually want to remove their permanent tattoos through different tattoo removal treatments.

Laser treatments are utilized for common procedures like laser skin resurfacing and anti-aging treatments. But aside from removing wrinkles, acne, and other skin problems, laser technology is also useful for tattoo removal. Laser tattoo removal systems work by breaking up the ink fragments on the skin into smaller particles so that the body’s immune cells eliminate them quickly.

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Top Tattoo Removal Treatments in Southlake, TX by Medrein Health & Aesthetics

Patients from Southlake, TX and other nearby areas won’t have to worry about unwanted tattoos thanks to Medrein Health & Aesthetics. Our team of highly trained staff and board-certified dermatologists perform each laser tattoo removal process inside state-of-the-art facilities to ensure patient satisfaction, comfort, and safety at all times.

Find out if you’re a good candidate for this non-surgical procedure for unwanted tattoos by consulting with our board-certified dermatologists and laser tattoo removal technicians here at Medrein Health & Aesthetics today. Book a personal consultation now by calling our office or visiting us online.

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4 Laser Energy Treatments for Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo systems come in different types, depending on which pigment colors need to be erased. Although they’re effective in removing tattoos in different body locations, it’s still important to consult with a technician or dermatologist to find out which laser works best for specific types of tattoos. Here are common types of laser treatment for tattoo removal:

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  • Q-Switched Ruby Laser – This type of laser is best for blue, green, and black color tattoos. While it works on a wide spectrum of colors, the high-powered Q-switched laser works better in the most common tattoo colors. However, patients who try this treatment are at risk of developing side effects like scarring, pigmentation, and textural changes on their skin.
  • Q-Switched Alexandrite Laser – This type of laser treatment also removes green, blue, and black ink colors on the skin. It’s often used as a supplemental treatment for completely removing the tattoo particles on the skin.

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  • Q-Switched Nd: YAG Laser – This laser treatment for removing tattoos comes in two types: the 532 nm laser for brighter colors like red, yellow, and orange, and the 1064 nm laser for blue, black, and other darker colors on the skin. Patients might still experience the same side effects as Q-switched ruby and alexandrite laser, but the prevalence is less common.
  • PicoNano + Q-Switched Laser - This dual laser technology uses a two-step approach to effectively target any tattoo pigment. The laser fractionates the tattooed area that aids in the breakdown of the tattoo pigment while minimizing frosting. Afterwards, the tattooed area is further targeted to disintegrate the pigment. This two-step approach from the laser is quicker and reduces risk. 

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Fotona at Medrein: Turn Back The Clock On Your Skin

Medrein Health & Aesthetics is home to state-of-the-art laser systems from Fotona. The StarWalker and The SP Dynamis are next-gen pico and Nd:YAG lasers that allow a wide-range of skin resurfacing treatments, combating everything from sun spots and age-related skin damage to tattoos and stubborn acne marks. Experience effective and non-invasive laser tattoo removal with Fotona lasers. 

FAQs About Tattoo Removal

Q: Is the laser tattoo removal process painful?

A: Patients who had laser tattoo removal treatments said that the procedure is uncomfortable, but the pain they experienced was tolerable. Most of them described the sensation as similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin. If the treatment is too uncomfortable for you, our caring team may offer skin numbing creams before and after the treatment to help soothe the pain or discomfort.

Q: Is laser tattoo removal safe for people with dark skin tone?

A: Candidates for laser removal procedures are those with good contrast between the skin’s color and the tattoo pigment (for example, fair-skinned people with black tattoos). Some laser treatments may also work for people with dark skin tone, but it’s best to ask a dermatologist or laser tattoo removal technician first to find out which procedure suits you best.

Q: How many appointments do I need for the complete removal of unwanted tattoos?

A: Laser tattoo removal results usually show after multiple treatment sessions. The exact number of sessions varies from person to person, but professional tattoos need about 5-8 treatments and amateur tattoos need about 1-3 treatments.

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Medrein Health & Aesthetics: The Trusted Center for Pain-Free and Effective Tattoo Removal

Although laser tattoo removal services are safe, it’s still crucial to find a board-certified dermatologist to perform the treatment. This ensures that you’re getting the best laser tattoo removal results while minimizing the chances of developing an allergic reaction or other skin conditions and complications.

Here at Medrein Health & Aesthetics, our experts and physician assistants are dedicated to making our patients feel more comfortable in their own skin and appearance without the need for cosmetic surgery procedures. We always ensure that all of our patients are well-informed about the dermatological procedures to help them create better health and aesthetic decisions for the body. Our friendly and professional staff are only one call away to answer questions or fulfill patient requests before, during, and after the treatment.

Get rid of unwanted and traumatic tattoos for good with the advanced technology procedures by Medrein Health & Aesthetics today. Get in touch with us by calling our office or booking a laser appointment online.

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