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Things You Should Consider When Having Laser Tattoo Removal

14th September 2010
By alfredalton in Family Law
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There are different ways of removing tattoos. Tattoos can be removed by laser treatment or by excision. Excision involves cutting up the part where the tattoo is and then sewing back the skin. This method is generally practiced on small tattoos. New procedures such as laser tattoo removal are now the dominant treatment method. Most tattoos are removable. However, some are more complicated than others are. Some colour shades such as white, yellow and pink are quite difficult to remove. Tattoo removal can be mildly painful may require some aesthetic treatment.
Laser treatment is a modern method used to remove tattoos. To remove the tattoos completely, a patient will need to go through a number of sessions, probably five to eight. After each session, the patient goes home and continues with the normal chores and activities. However, the patient should take care not to irritate the part of the body where the tattoo removal is taking place. Avoid rubbing it or scratching the skin until the wound heals.

Specialized laser tattoo removal clinics exercise great precision when removing tattoos. With a laser machine, you can remove a specific part of the tattoo and leave the rest intact. This means if you had a tattoo of two eagles drawn together, one can be removed while the other remains intact.
Laser tattoo removal is a professional service run by a team of qualified doctors and nursing staff. They have extensive experience in this field. Some types of tattoos are difficult to remove. Permanent makeup such as lip liner, eyeliner and eyebrows are not easy to remove. Some of the inks used for permanent make up have a metallic base. Any contact with a laser beam turns the ink blackish. After this occurs, it becomes impossible to remove the dark ink through use of laser treatment. It is also not advisable to remove eyeliner ink using a laser machine because of the risk of damaging the eye in the process.
The procedures applied during laser tattoo removal treatment are effective but can also be a little painful. Sometimes the doctor may think it necessary to administer a topical aesthetic cream on the skin surface to numb the affected area. As treatment commences, the overlying skin is numbed using a powerful cooling machine. The machine reduces any pain or discomfort the patient may experience and prevents thermal injury that may occur in the course of laser treatment.

There are a number of dermatologists one can visit in the Melbourne area to have a tattoo removed. Some offer pay as you go payment plans, and others provide substantial discounts on the total fee charged if you pay it up front.

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