Is it unreasonable to expect complete fading of a tattoo?

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

No, but it depends on what color the tattoo is, how dense the ink is, how good your practitioner is and what type of laser is being used (should match the colors).

Published on Mar 18, 2016

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

No, but it depends on what color the tattoo is, how dense the ink is, how good your practitioner is and what type of laser is being used (should match the colors).

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Brooklyn Laser Tattoo Removal, Inc.

Like a marriage, the higher your standards, the less satisfied people are. Lower expectations yeild greater satisfaction. Industry standars published by two large laser manufacturers consider 95% ink removal as "complete removal" in their published studies of effectiveness. Are you shocked? I was. So we use that figure in our written TATTOO REMOVAL GUARANTEE. We want people to be happy and satisfied. So perhaps we should consider not taking new patients who smoke because they tend to have unrealistic expectations and understandably more dissatisfaction and are more impatient with the process. Since the body actually does most of the removal once the laser breaks some of the ink into tiny particles each time, the better the body functions the better andd faster the process is. Studies show 70% of smokers need more than 10 treatments and only 23% (from memorry) of non smokers. A comprehensive plan including factors that improve the body's functioning will speed up removal and repair. Just like our oldest "health enhancement patient" an 87 year old with a dozen serious diseases benefitted beyond everyone's wildest dreams by a comprehensive "boot camp" multifaceted integrated intervention, so too can people using all the methods taught in the BLAST PROTOCOL. The more you do the better the results. If you are willing to improve your lifestyle and health habits removal also improves. A patient implementing some health improvement options had great progress/ fading her first 2 or 3 treatments. When she came for the next treatment there was not nearly the same improvement. So I said what happened? Why does it look almost the same? She said i went on diabetes medication 2 weeks ago. She changed her lifestyle habits backvto healthy ones and avfew months later after her 5th treatment she sent pictures which show very nice clearance. Her before/ after 3 treatments and before after/5 pictures are publidshed on our website to see. So like a marriage it takes work for a better tesult and greater satisfaction. Those people who are willing to improve their body's functioning will yeild better resilts. Look for a practitioner who can guide you with a comprehensive integrated approach if this makes sense and is the path you wish to go. One more important thing to consider. Most patients and doctors or laser technicians believe more power is the way to better results. Most people feel like they got "a better deal" or "more for their money" when they experience blistering. Since our italian made lasers are the best in the world and are made to operate without hotspots people dont need to have blisters for effective tattoo removal. Actually using too much laser energy and or not waiting enoughbtime between treatments can cause scar tissue inside the skin. Scar tissue makes the laser energy less effective causing more energy to be needed. Wecsee scar tissue (white spots) when new people to us after being treated 1 to 10 times elsewhere with the most popular brand name lasers ( often treated every 4 weeks). Yes those lasers tend to cause hot spots and blisters. We dont use them. We always say waiting more time between treatments is bes for you. We have most people waiting 8 to 12 weeks. Some a little less some 4 months its a very individual thing. So if your facility routinely treats people every 4 weeks ask yourself is it for my benefit or are they looking only to maximize their income. There are some unique situations that require treatments every 4 to 5 weeks but the additional risks are explained.

Published on Mar 03, 2016

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Answered by Brooklyn Laser Tattoo Removal, Inc.

Like a marriage, the higher your standards, the less satisfied people are. Lower expectations yeild greater satisfaction. Industry standars published by two large laser manufacturers consider 95% ink removal as "complete removal" in their published studies of effectiveness. Are you shocked? I was. So we use that figure in our written TATTOO REMOVAL GUARANTEE. We want people to be happy and satisfied. So perhaps we should consider not taking new patients who smoke because they tend to have unrealistic expectations and understandably more dissatisfaction and are more impatient with the process. Since the body actually does most of the removal once the laser breaks some of the ink into tiny particles each time, the better the body functions the better andd faster the process is. Studies show 70% of smokers need more than 10 treatments and only 23% (from memorry) of non smokers. A comprehensive plan including factors that improve the body's functioning will speed up removal and repair. Just like our oldest "health enhancement patient" an 87 year old with a dozen serious diseases benefitted beyond everyone's wildest dreams by a comprehensive "boot camp" multifaceted integrated intervention, so too can people using all the methods taught in the BLAST PROTOCOL. The more you do the better the results. If you are willing to improve your lifestyle and health habits removal also improves. A patient implementing some health improvement options had great progress/ fading her first 2 or 3 treatments. When she came for the next treatment there was not nearly the same improvement. So I said what happened? Why does it look almost the same? She said i went on diabetes medication 2 weeks ago. She changed her lifestyle habits backvto healthy ones and avfew months later after her 5th treatment she sent pictures which show very nice clearance. Her before/ after 3 treatments and before after/5 pictures are publidshed on our website to see. So like a marriage it takes work for a better tesult and greater satisfaction. Those people who are willing to improve their body's functioning will yeild better resilts. Look for a practitioner who can guide you with a comprehensive integrated approach if this makes sense and is the path you wish to go. One more important thing to consider. Most patients and doctors or laser technicians believe more power is the way to better results. Most people feel like they got "a better deal" or "more for their money" when they experience blistering. Since our italian made lasers are the best in the world and are made to operate without hotspots people dont need to have blisters for effective tattoo removal. Actually using too much laser energy and or not waiting enoughbtime between treatments can cause scar tissue inside the skin. Scar tissue makes the laser energy less effective causing more energy to be needed. Wecsee scar tissue (white spots) when new people to us after being treated 1 to 10 times elsewhere with the most popular brand name lasers ( often treated every 4 weeks). Yes those lasers tend to cause hot spots and blisters. We dont use them. We always say waiting more time between treatments is bes for you. We have most people waiting 8 to 12 weeks. Some a little less some 4 months its a very individual thing. So if your facility routinely treats people every 4 weeks ask yourself is it for my benefit or are they looking only to maximize their income. There are some unique situations that require treatments every 4 to 5 weeks but the additional risks are explained.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Clean Slate Tattoo Removal at Vein Specialties

It is possible to get complete fading of a tattoo if you are patient, don't get treated too often (6-8 weeks minimum between), go to a provider who is experienced and has a top of the line laser like our Astanza Trinity, which can tackle all colors. It also allows more flexibility if there are resistant tattoos. Depending upon your skin type, there can be complete fading, or a "shadow" of the tattoo may remain. We have a strict after care protocol that our patients use to ensure the skin is healthy and heals well.

Published on Mar 02, 2016

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

It is possible to get complete fading of a tattoo if you are patient, don't get treated too often (6-8 weeks minimum between), go to a provider who is experienced and has a top of the line laser like our Astanza Trinity, which can tackle all colors. It also allows more flexibility if there are resistant tattoos. Depending upon your skin type, there can be complete fading, or a "shadow" of the tattoo may remain. We have a strict after care protocol that our patients use to ensure the skin is healthy and heals well.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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