Dose PicoSure work on tattoos on the upper part of your hands?

I have a name on one hand and a design on my other. I would like to get them both removed. Is PicoSure the best tattoo removal treatment for hands?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (5)


Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

All tattoo removal lasers, including Picosure, can work on any location of the body.

Published on Mar 18, 2016

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

All tattoo removal lasers, including Picosure, can work on any location of the body.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Brooklyn Laser Tattoo Removal, Inc.

Location does not matter for effectiveness. Instead, the proper wavelength needs to matched with the ink color and larger spot sizes.

Published on Feb 24, 2016

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Answered by Brooklyn Laser Tattoo Removal, Inc.

Location does not matter for effectiveness. Instead, the proper wavelength needs to matched with the ink color and larger spot sizes.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Picosure is a good laser, but the color of the ink is the most important factor in determining which laser to choose. Picosure (755 nm q-switched Alexandrite) works best for pale blue and green inks. Others like the Medlite C6, Fontona Q-X Max, Quanta Q-Plus C have q-switched Nd:Yg lasers (1064 nm) that are better for darker colors like dark blue and black.

Published on Feb 24, 2016

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Picosure is a good laser, but the color of the ink is the most important factor in determining which laser to choose. Picosure (755 nm q-switched Alexandrite) works best for pale blue and green inks. Others like the Medlite C6, Fontona Q-X Max, Quanta Q-Plus C have q-switched Nd:Yg lasers (1064 nm) that are better for darker colors like dark blue and black.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Laser Treatment Center

Picosure can remove tattoos on any part of the body. It does require multiple treatment sessions. You would need to be seen for an evaluation as things like color, size, shape and professional vs amateur tattoo can all affect how your treatment will progress. I hope that helps.

Published on Feb 24, 2016

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Answered by Laser Treatment Center

Picosure can remove tattoos on any part of the body. It does require multiple treatment sessions. You would need to be seen for an evaluation as things like color, size, shape and professional vs amateur tattoo can all affect how your treatment will progress. I hope that helps.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Clean Slate Tattoo Removal at Vein Specialties

There are many types of lasers on the market. We use ASTANZA Trinity in our office and have very good results and can treat all colors successfully. In our experience and seeing patients treated with PicoSure, the results are about the same or better with our laser. The physiology of tattoo removal isn't necessarily the laser used but the individual's body response. The ink is pulled out through the body (macrophages) and everyone is different. The most important thing to consider is who is doing the treatment. Are they trained and experienced in laser use and understand the physiology of the skin? This is crucial to good results without skin damage. If the laser isn't applied correctly, it can cause scarring at worst and skin thickening at best. Thickened, damaged skin will reduce penetration of the laser. Seek medically-trained and experienced professionals, not a tattoo parlor or spa, laser center.

Published on Feb 24, 2016

Answered by Clean Slate Tattoo Removal at Vein Specialties (View Profile)

There are many types of lasers on the market. We use ASTANZA Trinity in our office and have very good results and can treat all colors successfully. In our experience and seeing patients treated with PicoSure, the results are about the same or better with our laser. The physiology of tattoo removal isn't necessarily the laser used but the individual's body response. The ink is pulled out through the body (macrophages) and everyone is different. The most important thing to consider is who is doing the treatment. Are they trained and experienced in laser use and understand the physiology of the skin? This is crucial to good results without skin damage. If the laser isn't applied correctly, it can cause scarring at worst and skin thickening at best. Thickened, damaged skin will reduce penetration of the laser. Seek medically-trained and experienced professionals, not a tattoo parlor or spa, laser center.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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