Will laser removal take scarring away?

I have tattoos that were dug too deep and are now scarred. Does laser removal take the scar away?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (4)


Answered by Clean Slate Tattoo Removal at Vein Specialties

The tattoo laser cannot remove scars. If there is still ink in the scar, it makes it more difficult for the laser to penetrate. Dermal needling and laser genesis Cutera laser can reduce the appearance of scars.

Published on May 11, 2016

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

The tattoo laser cannot remove scars. If there is still ink in the scar, it makes it more difficult for the laser to penetrate. Dermal needling and laser genesis Cutera laser can reduce the appearance of scars.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Brooklyn Laser Tattoo Removal, Inc.

No, laser removal will not take the scar away, but there are FDA approved lasers that can minimize scarring. These are fractional lasers, and typically multiple treatments are needed 3 weeks apart from one another. In your case, the ink should be removed before treating the scars.

Published on Feb 24, 2016

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Answered by Brooklyn Laser Tattoo Removal, Inc.

No, laser removal will not take the scar away, but there are FDA approved lasers that can minimize scarring. These are fractional lasers, and typically multiple treatments are needed 3 weeks apart from one another. In your case, the ink should be removed before treating the scars.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Change of Art Laser Tattoo Removal

no, the Q-switch laser will remove the ink but will not change the existing raised area. There are other lasers designed to improve the appearance and texture of scars, Pixel or Fractional Types and recommend exploring those options.

Published on Feb 09, 2011

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Answered by Change of Art Laser Tattoo Removal

no, the Q-switch laser will remove the ink but will not change the existing raised area. There are other lasers designed to improve the appearance and texture of scars, Pixel or Fractional Types and recommend exploring those options.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Laser tattoo removal is designed to remove only the COLORED INK associated with the tattoo, not any scarring associated with it.

Published on Feb 09, 2011

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Laser tattoo removal is designed to remove only the COLORED INK associated with the tattoo, not any scarring associated with it.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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