Every time you look down at your tattoo, you feel regret. You hate what you see. It could be that you have the name of an old girlfriend or boyfriend on your arm or another body part. Or the tattoo could be a reflection of your old lifestyle, perhaps part of a criminal or gang organization. Or it may be that the person who applied the tattoo was an amateur, and the tattoo looks anything but great. No matter the reason for your tattoo regret, you are thinking about laser tattoo removal. However, you may be wondering if it is safe or effective.
A lot of people feel nervous when they hear about lasers being used to get rid of a tattoo. They may have a lot of negative ideas about what could possibly happen. However, this is an extremely safe procedure. Not only are lasers being used for tattoo removal, but they are also being used for things like hair reduction, skin resurfacing, surgery, and a wide variety of other things.
Laser tattoo removal works by using laser energy to basically break up the ink particles that are under your skin. Once the laser breaks these particles up, the body will naturally get rid of them over a period of time. This means that you are not going to get immediate results. After just one treatment, you are not able to completely say goodbye to your tattoo. It takes some time and a series of treatment sessions in order to get the best results. Since this is a gradual process that allows your body to get rid of the ink particles, it will leave your skin in the best condition possible after treatment.
So, is the treatment effective? The great thing about using laser tattoo removal is that the technology continues to advance. When lasers were first being used for laser tattoo removal, not everyone felt completely satisfied with the results that they received after treatment. However, things are a lot different today. After this treatment, it may be possible for you to completely say goodbye to your tattoo forever. With that being said, it is important to understand that some individuals are going to get better results than others.
If you have a tattoo that you regret, schedule a consultation with us at Mariposa Aesthetics & Laser Center in Oklahoma City. We will examine your tattoo and then help you determine if this treatment is right for you. Contact us today to book an appointment and get started!