Tattoo Removal Connecticut
Tattoo Removal at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT: Remove Unwanted Tattoos Safely
Safe & Effective / No Downtime
Best Treatment For:
- Any area with an unwanted tattoo
Laser Tattoo Removal is accomplished by a specialized “Q-switched” laser that delivers extremely short pulses of high intensity light into the treated area. The tattoo ink particles absorb the laser energy, which causes the particles to break apart. The tattoo ink is shattered into smaller particles that are then safely removed by the body’s natural elimination system. Laser Tattoo Removal is a safe and effective method to fade and eliminate unwanted tattoos.
If you’re considering treatments and are interested in learning more about Laser Tattoo Removal please schedule a free consultation by calling us at The Langdon Center: 866-976-1029 or click here to contact us.
Commonly Asked Questions about Tattoo Removal at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT
What is Laser Tattoo Removal?
Your body tries to eliminate tattoo ink because the ink particles are a foreign material. The natural elimination process is extremely slow (and virtually undetectable) because the ink particles are too large for the immune cells to handle. Laser Tattoo Removal works by breaking the ink particles into smaller fragments, which greatly accelerates this natural removal process. Each laser treatment results in additional “pulverization” of the ink particles.
The pulse of laser light is so short that only the tattoo pigment is affected. No surrounding skin tissue is destroyed or harmed.
Laser Tattoo Removal is a safe and effective method to fade and eliminate unwanted tattoos.
How long does it take to remove a tattoo?
There are many variables that factor into how quickly a tattoo is removed. The depth of the tattoo, the density of the ink and the types of colors used are the three primary factors that influence how quickly results are achieved. The location of the tattoo can also affect results. Black tattoo inks tend to absorb the laser light more readily than certain other colors and thus respond more quickly to the treatments.
Although results vary significantly, professional tattoos typically require between 5 to 10 treatments delivered at 4-6 week intervals to remove. Your body’s immune system continues to clear the ink fragments from the skin; it may take one to three years for complete clearance.
The duration of each individual treatment also varies depending on the size of the tattoo, but treatments typically take 5 to 10 minutes.
Is Laser Tattoo Removal painful?
Many patients state that the sensation of laser tattoo removal is like the snap of a rubber band, while some patients equate the sensation with that of receiving a tattoo. Although the actual laser treatment hurts, pain seems to stop as soon as the treatment is over.
Is there any downtime?
Patients are able to resume their normal activities immediately following the treatment. Most people experience some redness and swelling and in some cases mild blistering.
What results can I expect?
Although results vary depending on the depth, density, color and location of the tattoo, most patients find that the treated area is indistinguishable from the surrounding skin. In some cases, the skin pigment may be slightly lighter or darker.
Is there any scarring from Tattoo Removal?
In the great majority of cases there is no scarring. The laser energy is absorbed by the pigment and does not harm the surrounding skin tissue.
How Much Does Tattoo Removal cost at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT?
Tattoo Removal varies in cost depending on the size of the tattoo being treated. Please contact us for a more specific cost.
How do I get started?
Call The Langdon Center to schedule your Tattoo Removal consultation or for more information: 866-976-1029 or click here to contact us.
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