Tattoo Removal FAQs and Info
Laser as well as chemical tattoo removal will lighten the tattoo significantly - however, the tattoo may not completely disappear.
Multiple treatments will be necessary, the amount will vary person to person and tattoo to tattoo. Superficial ink can take 2-4 sessions. Professional deeper inks can take up to 10 treatments or more. Coloured inks i.e. red, green, yellow may propose challenges. Ink keeps fading over time.
8 Week intervals recommended between treatments for skin to heal.
Tannic Acid is used in Micropigment tattoo removal. The concentration and amounts used are safe with no side effects reported.
Be aware that scar tissue does occur with tattooing. Tattoo removal will not necessarily influence this pre-existing factor in any way. Individuals must state if they are prone to keloid scarring. Micro needling - Dermapen, can rejuvenate the skin and improve the appearance of the scar - ask your therapist for recommendations.
Anaesthetic can be used with these procedures
Downtime; Heat can resonate in the skin from 1 to 24 hours. Scabbing will occur with the skins natural healing process.