Today, laser technology is one of the most widely used tattoo removal techniques. Laser removal works by targeting the tattoo with a highly concentrated colored laser beam that penetrates the outer layer of the skin. Only the ink absorbs N light.
The ink is broken down into small pieces which are then expelled by the immune system. It usually takes 3-10 procedures to completely remove your tattoo.
The number of treatments for laser tattoo disposal in Calgary depends on the size, location, depth and color of your tattoo. The interval between treatments should be 6-8 weeks. This is the time it takes to give your body enough time to get rid of the ink shards. Each tattoo session lasts 10-30 minutes.
3 different types of lasers are used to remove tattoos. Which laser to use depends on the color of the ink and the color of the patient's skin. So if you have colored tattoos, it is advisable to go to a center which has three types.
The three types of lasers are:
– Ruby Q-switched, this one is more effective for sky blue and green tattoos. This type of laser is difficult to use on dark skin types.
– Alexandrate with Q-Switch, this is used to remove blue black and green tattoos.
– Q-switched Nd.YAG, this laser is partially advanced in red, black and blue ink removal.
Since this laser does not absorb melatonin from the skin, it is more suitable for people with dark skin.
New tattoos are more difficult to remove than old ones. Old tattoos contain less ink than new ones. The body absorbs some of the ink. Tattoos that are red, white, or flesh-colored are also difficult to remove. These colors can turn black after laser treatment.