LIMITATIONS OF LASER TATTOO REMOVAL
When you are undergoing the laser tattoo removal treatment, your skin will naturally turn to frosty white color. The frosting is as a result of the carbon dioxide that is being released as the laser penetrates the upper layer of the skin surface. Nonetheless, the frost subsides after twenty minutes.
As the laser heat picks up ink particles from the skin, it causes blood vessels to break around the tattoo. As a result, blisters containing water and ink may appear. The blisters usually take around 3 to 14 days to heal up completely as long as you don’t burst them.
The laser tattoo removal treatment uses pulses of different wavelengths to remove the tattoo ink. However, these wavelengths can affect your melanin causing patches of darkened skin. Hyperpigmentation is a condition that is typically seen in people with darker skin and active tans.
Hypopigmentation refers to the removal of your skin’s pigmentation. Once this has been done, lighter patches will be visible where the tattoo was. It takes months or even years before the skin turns normal again. However, hypopigmentation can be more tolerable than the original tattoo.
You are very much susceptible to bacterial infections if you burst your blister or pick at scabs after the laser tattoo removal treatment. In the event of an infection, you should consult either your doctor or the laser technician. However, all these can be avoided if you prevent blistering and scabbing.
Swelling can also happen after undergoing a laser tattoo removal treatment. It is usually catalyzed by the heat from the laser.
Since laser tattoo removal treatment has some limitations, Micro Art was introduced as an alternative. Micro Art covers the unwanted tattoos with a custom blended skin pigment. In addition, Micro Art utilizes the nontoxic and mineral based equipment for the procedure. The tattoo is removed in a very simple and painless way. The equipment is gently vibrated into the dermal layer using a single acupuncture needle. After which, it is applied in thin layers until the color and shape needed to cover the tattoo is achieved. The application only takes a few hours and the colors are customized for each client.