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Get Rid of Unwanted Tattoos for Life

There are many reasons why someone may want to remove their tattoo. Maybe you no longer identify with the tattoo you got in your youth, or maybe you made an impulsive decision that you now regret. Perhaps a relationship has gone wrong, and you now want to remove a tattoo that serves as a constant reminder. Whatever the reason, laser tattoo removal in Medford can eliminate your unwanted tattoo for good, helping you achieve smooth, clear skin.

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What is Laser Tattoo Removal?

Laser tattoo removal is a cosmetic procedure, similar to laser hair removal, that uses lasers to break down the ink in your tattoo, allowing your body to safely and effectively remove the tattoo. Each laser tattoo removal session is unique. Our medical providers must calibrate the laser energy to target the unwanted pigment without damaging the surrounding tissues, ensuring safe and consistent results. Many people choose to have their tattoos removed for personal, aesthetic, or medical reasons.

Benefits of Laser Tattoo Removal:

  • Non-invasive treatment for unwanted tattoos
  • No incisions, injections, or chemicals
  • Minimal discomfort during the treatment
  • No harsh side effects or complications
  • Removes unwanted tattoos for life
  • Personalized according to your skin/tattoo colors
  • No post-treatment downtime
  • Improve your confidence and self-esteem

How Laser Tattoo Removal Works

Laser tattoo removal in Medford uses pulses of light to break up the ink in your tattoo. The light is absorbed by the ink and breaks it into smaller pieces. Your body can’t metabolize the large ink particles of tattoos, but once they’re broken into smaller pieces, it can absorb and expel them via the lymphatic system. Each laser tattoo removal session breaks the ink particles into smaller and smaller particles until they’re small enough for your immune system to expel.

woman after laser tattoo removal in Medford

Laser Tattoo Removal FAQs

Is laser tattoo removal painful?

The laser tattoo removal process can be uncomfortable, but it is typically not too painful. You may feel a snapping or stinging sensation as the laser pulses hit your skin. Some people compare it to the feeling of getting a tattoo.

What are the side effects of laser tattoo removal?

The side effects of laser tattoo removal are typically minor and temporary. They can include skin irritation, redness, and swelling. Some more serious side effects are rare but can include skin blistering, infection, and scarring.

Are there any activity limitations after laser tattoo removal?

After your laser tattoo removal in Medford treatment, it’s important to avoid sun exposure and to keep your skin hydrated. You should also avoid picking or scratching at the treated area. As long as you follow the medical provider’s aftercare guidelines, you can resume your daily activities and work immediately. There’s no downtime.

How many laser tattoo removal sessions do I need?

The number of laser tattoo removal treatments needed varies from person to person and depends on the size, color, and location of your tattoo. Most people will need between 5 and 15 treatments to see significant results.

Will my tattoo disappear completely?

Laser tattoo removal is one of the most popular tattoo removal methods, but it’s not guaranteed to work for all colors. In fact, certain colors are more difficult to remove than others. Laser tattoo removal is most effective on black and dark-colored tattoos. This is because the laser energy is absorbed more readily by dark colors. Lighter colors (like white, yellow, and green) are more difficult to remove with lasers because the laser energy is not absorbed as well by these colors.

Why Choose Apex Health & Wellness?

Apex Health & Wellness is a medical spa and primary care facility specializing in cutting-edge aesthetic treatments. Our medical providers carefully assess your skin condition and quality and offer personalized treatments to remove unwanted tattoos with minimal pain and side effects. Please schedule an appointment at our medical spa to explore your options for laser tattoo removal in Medford.

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