All the societies and cultures of mankind have always been fascinated by tattoos .They enhance beauty and demonstrate uniqueness.Unfortunately ,the removal of a tattoo is time consuming and requires multiple sessions.
Tattoo removal is a treatment done to remove unwanted tattoos. Treatments like laser, dermabrasion and surgical excision are suggested for tattoo removal.
Reasons behind the tattoos
That’s very common to ink the unique design with one or many shades on your skin. Cultural faith or personal emotions are generally the back ideas for getting these kinds of creativity.
Motivation for tattoo removal includes
- New jobs or careers,
- New social circles,
- Negative feelings towards old tattoos
What is done in Tattooing?
Tattoos are created by the introduction of a pigment into the skin layer. Tattoos can be:
Professional: tattoo ink or pigment applied with a machine into deeper layers of skin and are generally permanent .
Amateur: tattoo ink is applied superficially . In this tattoo might be smaller and lighter in colour
Cosmetic: when tattoo ink is used as permanent makeup for eyeliners,lip liners,eyebrows
Traumatic: inked due to trauma
Types of ink used in tattoos
- Blue or black tattoos
- Red tattoos
- Green tattoos
- Light colored tattoos
Depending on the colour used, type of tattoo ,size and location, your dermatologist will explain the type of laser to be used and what to expect from tattoo removal.
Factors which are important for Selection of the procedure and outcome
- The type of tattoo
- The skin type of patient
- Area of tattoo
- Color of tattoo
- Amount of ink used
- Scarring or skin texture changes
- Any keloid tendency
- Any medical history.
- Patient expectations
Tattoo Removal Treatment
Multiple sessions are required for happy and satisfied patients. These bright colours take time to disappear and fade.
Removal of Undesired tattoos include techniques like
- Chemical destruction
- Surgical excision
Advances in laser and light-based technology have revolutionised tattoo removal to target different coloured pigments with effective treatment and fewer risks .
Techniques such as dermabrasion, salabrasion, chemical destruction, cryosurgery, and surgical excision result in incomplete removal, and varying degrees of scarring and pigmentation.
The QS ruby, alexandrite and Q Switch – Nd:YAG lasers are used for tattoo removal.
Multiple laser treatments(7-8 sessions) are usually required for tattoo removal via selective photothermolysis. Post treatment there will be slight swelling and antibiotic cream is given to apply for 10 to 14 days .
Side Effects like pain, edema, skin textural changes, residual tattoo outline and scarring can be seen in some.
Dr. Sindhuri Reddy, a well-trained professional who has vexed knowledge of skin health. She possesses the expertise of more than 10 years in the field of treating skin ailments. Her clinic Eternoderm is equipped with the latest and safe equipment. Delighted feedback from the patients highlights her proven track records in Tattoos Removal Treatment and many other skin therapies.
Connect with her and consult your complications without delay. You will not be disappointed!