Have you ever done something that you had a bit of an inkling that you would regret later on? The old adage is true, "Everyone makes mistakes." However, some people have a tendency to make bigger mistakes than others. That certainly becomes true when they, for example, decide to get body art with the name of their significant-other-at-the-moment on it.
Thankfully, these people can escape their embarrassment by getting laser tattoo removal. In "the old days" those who made this ridiculous mistake would not have any other option than to just try to either cover it with something else, or come up with a very good explanation as to why it was ever there in the first place.
Laser tattoo removal, as its name implies, uses laser technology to erase the ink that was injected into the upper epidermal layers in order to create the tattoo. Specifically, during a laser tattoo removal procedure, the lasers are meant to stimulate the production of new skin tissue, while at the same time obliterating the old tissue that had the tattoo ink in it.
Laser tattoo removal is not done is just one session. Rather it is done in several sessions of the period of some weeks or months. While some people might be very impatient about trying to get this sort of thing done, it is actually to the benefit of the patient. After all, if the procedure was done too quickly, it could lead to scarring and other skin problems. Thus, this procedure is both a beneficial and a safe way to get rid of unwanted tattoos.