Fading Fast - Laser Tattoo Removal Toronto, Newmarket & Surrounding Area

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the laser tattoo removal treatment work?
Selective absorption of very high peak power laser light pulses by tattoo ink in the skin causes the targeted ink particles to breakdown mechanically while significantly decreasing potential damage to surrounding tissues. The fragmented particles are then removed from the skin by the body’s immune or lymphatic system.

How many treatments are required?
The number of required treatments is dependent on several factors, including depth of ink penetration, age of the tattoo & colour intensity- that is, lighter versus darker colours. Generally some colours are removed easier than others. All tattoos are different and will require a different numbers of treatments, however you will begin seeing results after only one or two sessions.
For tattoo fading, a few treatments might lighten a tattoo enough for a replacement to be applied over top.

Time between treatments?
Even though most people find the area usually heals within a couple weeks, treatments are scheduled 4 to 6 weeks apart to allow your body to absorb the pigment residue completely.

Is any recovery time needed between treatment sessions?
Although treatment sessions are scheduled approximately four to six weeks apart, no rest or recuperation time is required after each visit. It is advised to avoid contact sports or any other activity that could cause bruising of the treated area. As well do not go swimming or use hot tubs/whirlpools. If you are going to be in the sun, the area should be covered until completely healed to prevent damage to the skin.

What types of tattoos can be removed?
While certain pigments & inks are harder to remove than others, the majority of colours can be removed – including black, blue, green, brown and even red. Lighter colours are more difficult to remove than darker ones, with white being the most difficult. Homemade tattoos tend to come off easily.

Does it hurt?
Everyone has a different pain threshold. The degree is similar to receiving a tattoo. However, we utilize the SmartCool6TM cooling system to minimize discomfort during the procedure.

Are there any side effects to the treatment?
Overall, treatments are gentle and mild, causing only slight discomfort with minimal side effects.
However, infection can occur if proper aftercare is not followed.
Scarring is rare however no technician can predict for sure if any will occur. Proper aftercare of the treated area will significantly reduce the chances of scarring.
Hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation, a darkening or lightening of the skin in the area being treated, may occur however this is usually temporary.

Can I have only part of a tattoo removed?
Yes, we are able to remove unwanted parts of a tattoo for removal or cover up purposes.
Our laser is very accurate.

How does pricing work?
Pricing is based on size, colour and number of treatments. You are able to pay per session, however packages are available at a discounted price. Come in for a free consultation.

What to expect:
• Multiple treatments are necessary. Everyone is unique and responds differently.
• Complete removal of all tattoos is not always possible. However, you will notice a dramatic lightening of the treated area.
• For the best results, follow the technician’s pre & post treatment care instructions.

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