Laser Tattoo Removal “Myths & Facts”

If you’re having tattoo-regret, clear, ink-free skin is only a few laser treatments away. The idea of lasers on your skin may sound scary, but trust us, laser tattoo removal is the safest and most effective way to erase the body of bad art or a bad decision. There are lots of misconceptions about laser tattoo removal, but we have the facts. Read on to find what’s true – and what isn’t – about laser tattoo removal.

Myth #1: The Darkest Colors are Hardest to Remove–

Truth- Black is the easiest color to remove due to the fact that darker colors absorbs all wavelengths of laser light, while lighter shades like lime green and yellow are harder to remove because they selectively absorb the laser light. Rest assured we have multiple wavelength lasers to treat all colors safely.

Myth #2: Each Treatment Takes a Long Time–

Truth – Treatments are very quick with smaller tattoos taking only mere minutes. Consider this as an extremely short amount of time compared to the multiple hours it can take to actually have the tattoo applied.

Myth #3: You Have to go for Treatments Every Week–

Truth- Multiple treatment sessions are necessary to remove a tattoo, but even if you wanted to go weekly, we wouldn’t let you! Treatments have to be spread out (usually four to eight weeks apart) to allow the shattered ink from the tattoo to be cleared away by the natural body processes and to allow the area to completely heal between sessions.

Myth #4: The Laser Burns Off Your Tattoo–

Laser Tattoo Removal process only targets the ink in your body. Our laser will deliver pulses of laser light into the tattoo, shattering the ink, and gradually fading your tattoo from visibility.

Myth #5: Amateur Tattoos are the Hardest to Remove

That amateur ill-advised tattoo you got at a party is easier to remove because the inks are placed closer to the skins surface. Professionally-performed tattoos tend to be harder to remove than those applied by amateurs. The amount of ink and the depth the ink is placed are key components, professional inks placed deep within the skin are harder to reach than amateur inks.

Myth #6: Partial Removal Isn’t Possible – It’s All or Nothing

Lasers we use for tattoo removal are extremely accurate, so if you like one part of your tattoo, but not another, you can just remove the portion you’re unhappy with.

So review the facts and what-ever you decide we are ready to help you rid yourself of that unwanted tattoo…We have over 10 years experience in Laser Tattoo Removal in Massachusetts!

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