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Is swelling a common side effect of laser tattoo removal?
I had my first session a couple days ago, and the treatment area is super swollen and painful. Is this normal? What can I do to take away the swelling? Read more
Does laser tattoo removal work on elderly skin?
I am over 65 and have a tattoo I've wanted removed for decades. Is laser tattoo removal safe for older people? What are the risks? Will it work on my looser, aged skin? Thank you very much Read more
Is it safe to remove red ink from the face of an African American?
Hi there. I am wondering how "safe" it is to try to remove red ink from the face of an African American. I understand the 532nm wavelength is the correct treatment protocol, yet this isn't typically advised fo... Read more
Is there more trauma to the skin with the R20 Method?
Can the r20 method be used on a tattoo with multiple colors? Is there more truama to skin, and is there scarring? Read more
Does laser tattoo removal damage the skin?
Is the skin damaged in any way after laser tattoo removal? Can exposure to the laser cause skin cancer? Read more
What happens to the ink during laser tattoo removal?
How does the laser remove the ink from skin? Is it sucked out of the skin or pushed deeper, so that you can't see it from the surface? Does it burn it off? Thanks! Read more
Are there any supplements to increase the effectiveness of tattoo removal?
Will drinking water, vitamin supplements, no alcohol, etc.. help with the removal process? Read more
How does tattoo removal look on African American skin?
What type of scar is left on African American skin after either regular or laser tattoo removal? Read more
Is it possible to remove Tattoo Eyebrows by Laser Tattoo Removal?
I tattoo my eyebrows three years ago. They were to be brown, but turned out to be ashing in color. I would like to have them removed by laser. How many treatments are needed? Read more
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Will I need to avoid sun exposure after tattoo removal?
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I'm planning to go on vacation to a tropical climate in a few weeks. Should I wait to start my laser tattoo removal treatments until I come back? Read more
Is this 'brown smudge' that my tattoo turned into after my third laser removal session temporary? (laser used Q-Switched)
I had my 3 laser tattoo removal session before 2, 5 weeks, but unlike previous times, it hasn't been healed yet and it looks like a brown smudge. My doctor said that the laser had to go deeper this time so the ... Read more
Why do I still have bumps 5 weeks after my first laser tattoo removal session?
I got my first removal session just over 5 weeks ago. I have black and red ink. There are bumps ranging from small to sort of large clusters (seems swelled) in the red part of the tattoo. It's not painful, just... Read more
Fastest option for tattoo removal?
Tattoo Removal - 3 answers
What is the fastest, least expensive option for removing a tattoo? The tattoo is on the underside of my wrist and is about 3/4 in by 2 1/2 in. I am not too worried about scarring but need this done within 1 mon... Read more
Free tattoo removal for joining the Navy?
Tattoo Removal - 3 answers
I was told that I could get a tattoo removed for free because I want to join the Navy. Is this true? Read more
Is the R20 method of tattoo removal effective on colors other than black?
I have black, red and green ink colors in my tattoo. Will the R20 method be effective in removing the red and green as well as the black ink? Read more
I just got a tattoo with dark purple, black, green, a little yellow, and a little teal. Would this be removable?
I am looking into laser removal and the place I would like to go has a Trinity by Astanza which they claim can remove all of the colors in my tattoo. The tattoo is on my ankle and is about the size of my hand. ... Read more
If I have a tattoo that I want to have removed from my face, will laser or facial fade cream work?
Tattoo Removal - 3 answers
I have a tattoo on my face that I would like to go away. Which would provide better results, laser or facial fade cream that you can purchase at a drug store? Read more
How do I determine whether a tattoo removal clinic is credible?
I found a tattoo removal clinic with lower prices than all others I've seen in my area. I'm a little skeptical. How do I know whether they are credible and do good work? Read more
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