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Laser Tattoo Removal

We first recommend reading all the information below to familiarize yourself with the laser procedure. On this page you can proceed with your initial evaluation by TWO simple clicks below : First Fill out the Laser Tattoo Questionnaire form then schedule a phone consult. After we receive the Tattoo questionnaire, we will call you during the time frame you have scheduled your 10 minute phone consult and discuss approximate number of treatments, prep, costs, etc:

1) Laser Tattoo Questionnaire (we do not remove eyebrow or facial tattoos)

2) Click here to Schedule Phone Consult

You will be prompted to enter a credit card # in accordance with our 24 hr notice required for all cancellations/reschedule/no show policy. This non- negotiable $50 fee will NOT be charged unless a violation occurs.(the is no charge for a missed phone consult call) 

Click and fill out the following forms below to save you time prior to your initial visit: 

1) Tattoo Removal Consent

2) Laser Tattoo After Care

Frequently Asked Questions

We use the Medlite laser ( Q-switch Nd:Yag laser) which has multiple wavelengths to target multiple colors. The laser directs energy at the ink in your tattoo for a fraction of a second. The laser energy passes harmlessly through your skin to target the tattoo ink directly. The laser fragments the ink into smaller components, which allows your body to absorb the ink and process it naturally over the next few weeks.

We can remove most colors from tattoos. Darker colors such as Black respond easiest, other colors such as reds, orange, yellow, dark blue and brown can also be treated by the laser. Green and Purple tend to be the most resistant colors. While some colors require more treatments than other colors, even the most challenging colors will usually fade to a point where they're nearly impossible to see.

We use the medically recognized Kirby- Desai tattoo removal scale to estimate within 2 treatments the number of sessions you will need. Most tattoos can be removed in 6-12 sessions, spaced apart 6-8 weeks. Some Variables which affect the removal process are:

1. Skin color (we can treat all skin colors)

2. Color(s) of the tattoo

3. Location of the tattoo

4. Amateur or professionally placed tattoos

5. Extent of design

Tattoo removal treatments are uncomfortable, but easily tolerable. They are also completed very quickly. Numbing cream is prescribed and placed before the session. In addition, during your treatment we cool your skin with a device specifically designed to make the treatment as comfortable as possible. You may also opt for an injectable local anesthesia.

Because each person and every tattoo is unique, everyone responds to laser tattoo removal treatments differently. Some colors such as black, may respond immediately with a white/gray frosting. Some people notice a distinct visual change with every single treatment, while others people may not see any change for a few treatments. When you follow our clinical staff's advice, you ensure yourself the best results as soon as possible.

In The first 24 hours:

The area may appear white or red, and slight pinpoint bleeding or blister. Apply an ice compress periodically, Rest and elevate the area that was treated, Limit unnecessary physical activity including exercise, swimming, steam rooms and saunas, you will protect the area with a covering. Pictured below is a NORMAL response to Tattoo removal 1 day AFTER a treatment:*

After 24 hours (and until you are healed 5-7 days):

You can resume all of your normal activities except swimming (unless fully healed). You will moisturize the area with vasoline or aquafor. DO NOT POP BLISTERS or pick scabs. Avoid the sun and tanning beds while you heal.

You cannot do the treatments if you are:

1) Pregnant or breast feeding

2) Immunocompromised

3) History of Lupus

4) Have tattooed make up to be treated

5) Ink Allergy

6) On Gold products ( usually used for arthritis)

See Images Below.

First Day

First day after tattoo removal

First Week

first week after tattoo removal

1.5 x 5.5 Tattoo

1.5 x 5.5 Tattoo

2 x 2 Tattoo

2 x 2 Tattoo


Consults are free and can be done over the phone & email by filling out the following link Laser Tattoo Questionnaire . We can give you an estimate of total treatment numbers needed. Packages of 3 or more sessions are at a discounted price.

Cost is based on sq inches of ink treated. 1 sq inch is approximately the size of a postage stamp. A credit card is 2 x3 sq inches= 6 sq inches. An iphone4 is 2 x 4 sq inches= 8 sq inches total

1” x 2” = $125/session (2 sq inches... 2 postage stamps will cover tattoo)

2”x 2” = $185/session (4 sq inches.... 4 postage stamps will cover tattoo)

3”x 3”= $195/session (9 sq inches.... 9 postage stamps will cover tattoo)

4”x4” = $225/session (16 sq inches)

5”x 5”= $250/session (25 sq inches)

Greater than 25 sq inches quoted on case by case basis

*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary, no guarantees


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