What is laser tattoo removal?
The current gold standard in tattoo removal is a Q-switched laser. Q-switched lasers emit high energy pulses of light to shatter the tattoo into micro-particles which are then removed by the body’s lymphatic system. With a strong affinity for tattoo ink, Q-switched lasers are best at fading or removing tattoos whilst minimising side effects.
On average, 5-15 treatments are required for tattoo removal. It is also possible to simply fade the tattoo, to more easily allow it to be tattooed over, or to remove part of a tattoo. Treatments are typically performed 6 weeks apart.