There are many people who regret it after getting a tattoo and permanent make-up. Getting rid of permanent tattoos made with a sudden decision without good thought is possible with laser tattoo removal. Will there be any scars after laser tattoo removal?
There are many people who regret it after getting a tattoo and permanent make-up. Getting rid of permanent tattoos made with a sudden decision without good thought is possible with laser tattoo removal. The effect of the application depends on the size of the tattoo, the color intensity, the type of paint, the skin type of the person and how long the tattoo has been on the skin. Specialist from Memorial Kayseri Hospital Dermatology Department. Dr. Ayşe Gökçe Tümtürk gave information about laser tattoo removal and warned.
Consideration should be given to the decision to have a tattoo.
Tattooing is a permanent procedure on the skin. Those who do not want to see the tattoo on their body for any reason begin a long and difficult process. Tattoo removal, permanent make-up and stain treatment can be performed with the Q-switch Nd:YAG laser. This process focuses and destroys the color pigments used in tattooing. During this delicate process, the laser sees and destroys the pigment and damages the tissue as little as possible. A hundred percent result is not always obtained in laser tattoo removal, which is a long and laborious process. For this, the decision to have a tattoo should be considered very well, and possible future regrets should be considered.
Skin analysis is done before the procedure
Tattoo and skin analysis should definitely be done before the procedure. Lasers designed for tattoo removal and spot treatment send the beam to the epidermis layer of the skin, absorb them by the compounds that give color to the dermis and subcutaneous tattoo, and destroy the chemical substance by breaking it down. wavelength of the laser; It is adjusted according to the size, density and color of the tattoo.
In laser shots, dye pigments are made without damaging the tissues.
While black dyes under the skin are better detected by the laser, more effective results are obtained, while the same is not true for light colored dyes.
Different wave sizes are used in tattoos with multi-colored paints.
Modern laser methods are used
Q-Switched Nd:YAG 1064 nm for removing tattoos with intense dark blue, dark blue and black colors.
Q-Switched 532 nm Nd:YAG laser can remove red color best in removing tattoos with intense red color. However, since this laser is very sensitive to color in dark-skinned people, attention should be paid to possible side effects. Sometimes there may be staining.
Q-Switched Ruby (694 nm) and QS witched Alexandrite (755 nm) are used in green tattoos. Care should be taken when applying such lasers to dark skinned people, as a result of staining may occur.
The session is determined according to the condition of the tattoo.
There are some environmental and structural factors in tattoo removal. It is important in which part of the body the tattoo is located. More sessions are required to remove tattoos, especially on the tips of the feet and fingers. For tattoos on larger areas of the body, a more effective process is performed and removed. The duration of the erasing process varies due to the color of the tattoo, the amount and type of paint used in the tattoo. Tattoo removal sessions take place at intervals of approximately 1,5 to 2 months. The number of sessions varies according to the person and the nature of the tattoo.
Will there be any scars after laser tattoo removal?
After each tattoo removal session, the color of the tattoo will lighten by approximately 20%. In tattoos where multi-colored and phosphorescent colors are used, the erasing process may be longer. After numbing the skin with cream or local anesthesia, the procedure is performed by protecting the upper skin layer in that area with the help of Q-Switch ND-YAG laser and cooler. After the procedure, there may be bleeding in the area and crusting on the skin that will last for about a few days after the procedure. After the application, antibiotic cream should be used to both repair the area and prevent the development of infection.