Decorative tattooing in humans can be traced back thousands of years. So can the desire to remove them. Today, while nearly 10% of adults in the United States have tattoos, more than half regret them, and would like to have them eliminated.
What looks good at 18 may seem undesirable 20 years later. Viewed by teenagers as self-expression and identity, tattoos may create barriers to employment and social acceptance at a more mature age. In addition, as their colors fade and skin looses its youthful elasticity, tattoos may become defacements rather than decorations.
Q-Switched lasers now provide a safe and effective way of removing tattoos in Wilmington NC. Eliminating tattoos this laser treatment leaves natural-looking skin.
Laser tattoo removal is the most effective method to erase that undesirable tattoo that has been bothering you for so long. As time and taste evolves, what was once in style can now become an uncomfortable embarrassment. At Head to Toe Medspa, we have the cutting-edge technology, thorough training, and extensive experience to deliver a safe, effective and and relatively quick tattoo removal experience that will leave you feeling good about the results.
During your laser tattoo removal treatment extremely short pulses of highly-focused light energy are directed at the tattoo ink inside the skin. When the correct wavelength of light and adequate energy is used, the tattoo ink will rapidly heat up and break into smaller pieces. Your immune system will then remove these shattered particles and allow the tattoo to fade. Laser tattoo removal normally takes between 8 and 12 sessions and is scheduled every 4 to 6 weeks.