The clinics that offer tattoo removal will use a special type of laser that aims short pulses of a beam at the area to be treated. The laser will break the ink down so that it can be absorbed by your body. This procedure produces excellent results and it permanently removes the ink that was tattooed into the skin.
You are able to find a technician that can remove a tattoo by searching in an around your local area and it is important to use one that is fully insured and licensed. There are contact numbers for clinics in the telephone book and many clinics will advertise in magazines and in newspapers. Your own doctor may also be able to recommend a clinic in the area that you can get in touch with.
The internet is also a useful way to locate a clinic and the web pages that are available are a good place to do your homework. The web pages are informative and many of them will have a gallery with before and after photos of clients that have had treatment. A large number of the web sites will also have a testimonials section which enables you to look at customer comments.
When you have located a clinic you can call them to arrange your consultation. Your tattoo will be examined so that the specialist can work out how many sessions of treatment are needed. You need to complete some paperwork and give some personal information and then your procedures can start.
Each session that you attend will last for just a few minutes and you need to have weeks of treatment for total removal. The treatment does not hurt but some patients have experienced some minor discomfort during and after a session. You will be advised how to care for your skin by your specialists so that the best results can be achieved. No scarring will occur but some people may experience slight swelling and redness after exposure to a laser beam.
The fees you pay for laser tattoo removal will depend on the clinic that you are using and how many sessions you need. Most clinics will allow you to pay as you go but it may work out cheaper if you pay for a course of sessions in advance. It is important that you keep your payment receipts that are issued and follow the aftercare instructions that you are given.
If you experience any adverse side effects following a session you should consult the clinic or a doctor as soon as possible. Some people may not react well after being exposed to a laser and this form of treatment will not be suitable. If you are happy with the procedure it may help others if you leave your comments and feedback on the clinics web site.