In laser tattoo removal, how does the laser remove the ink?
I don't get how the laser bleaches out the tattoo. Where does the ink go?
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Replied on 12/8/2009
By: Celibre Medical Corporation | Laser Tattoo Removal
In laser tattoo removal, the ink is removed by heating it up to the point where it degrades. A laser is a very powerful light. When used on the tattoo, the light heats up to the ink to the point where it breaks it down. The ink is then be carried away by the blood.
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