TATTOO REMOVAL

ABOUT TATTOO REMOVAL

It happens. As we grow older, our lives change, our priorities change and our perspective changes. At some point, that dolphin tattoo we once thought was so cool just doesn’t have the same appeal anymore. As you probably know, tattoo removal happens through the use of lasers. Lasers work by emitting short pulses of intense light that pass through the top layers of the skin to where the ink has been absorbed. The laser light breaks the ink apart into minuscule particles, and the body absorbs and eliminates the particles through its natural processes. 

What's Stopping You?

The three most common reasons people delay their tattoo removal

Half the Price

Our customers save nearly 50% when choosing us versus outdated technology alternatives in Austin, TX
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Half the Time

Because we use the most advanced technology, the PicoSure® laserour process requires 50% fewer treatments
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Half the Pain

Fewer overall treatments means our customers experience 50% less discomfort during their treatments
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Laser Focus is the only practice in Austin, TX that focuses exclusively on tattoo removal that uses the most advanced technology in the world – the PicoSure® laser.   And  we have the only PicoSure® laser with both a 755nm and a 532nm hand piece. 

All of which simply means that we offer the best technology in Austin, TX.  And better technology translates to fewer treatments and lower total cost for you.   

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ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Technology has changed over the last few years and what was considered the gold standard for tattoo removal, the Q-Switched laser, has been supplanted by Picosecond technology. Q-switch technology uses thermal energy to heat up and break apart the ink particles while Picosecond technology uses pressure to break up the ink. PicoSure® (a brand of Picosecond laser) is incredibly effective, with better ink removal (which means fewer treatments), faster recovery time, less pain, and no residual scarring or discoloration to the skin. 

HOW IT WORKS

The PicoSure® laser is the most significant technological advance in tattoo removal in 20 years. It works by emitting ultra-short pulses (one trillionth of a second, or a picosecond ) that hit the ink, shattering it into tiny dust-like particles. The human body’s lymphatic system is not able to flush tattoo ink through the body until it is broken up in to fine enough particles. With the PicoSure® laser we are able to break up the ink in fewer treatments allowing the lymphatic system to do it’s job faster and more effectively.

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FAST AND EFFECTVE

The number of treatments needed to remove a tattoo depend on a list of factors like tattoo size, the location on the body, the age of the tattoo, the colors in the tattoo, the quality of the ink used, the lymphatic health of the client, etc. The easiest color to remove is black because it absorbs all laser wavelengths, while other colors absorb light selectively, depending on the hue. Lasers pulse at a prescribed wavelength, a laser that targets red ink will have no effect on blue ink and vise versa. Many lasers are only effective on black ink as they only have the capability to target black ink. However, the PicoSure® has multiple wavelengths and can target the entire color spectrum. 

Summary 

Laser tattoo removal is highly dependent on technology, you should do your homework and find out who has the newest and most effective technology before you decide on where you will be treated. 

 No one is going to tell you, “we have old ineffective technology” so, do your homework and narrow down where you want to go. Picosecond technology is not only more effective, it also has lower risk tolerances. Because it uses pressure instead of heat to break up ink the chances of skin damage is much lower. 

Don’t decide on a tattoo removal provider based on proximity, driving an additional 15 minutes may be well worth it. 

 Better technology = fewer treatments (fewer trips) and lower total cost as clients are charged by the treatment.
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