Laser Tattoo Removal Chicago
WITH THE POWER OF MULTIPLE WAVELENGTHS, PICOCLEAR TREATS A WIDE ARRAY OF INK COLORS.
PicoClear by Alma Lasers quickly, safely and effectively erases unwanted ink.
Did you know…Ink colors have differences in light absorption, which means multiple wavelengths are crucial to effectively treat a colorful tattoo.
WHAT IS PICOCLEAR?
PicoClear is a cosmetic laser that is FDA-cleared for tattoo removal. as well as skin resurfacing, It is the most advanced technology availbe for tattoo removal.
PicoClear by Alma Lasers utilizes two different pulses: nanosecond and picosecond. Traditional tattoo and skin rejuvenation lasers utilize nanosecond pulses and work very well. However, many tattoos cannot be completely cleared with nanosecond pulses alone. “Pico” stands for picosecond pulses. These extremely short pulses that can shatter ink and pigmentation into tiny particles, providing more effective clearance.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
There are many variables to consider when developing a treatment plan for laser tattoo removal. The age of the tattoo and location of the body play a part, as well as which ink colors were used. Best results are seen after a series of treatments and your practitioner will provide you with expected results.
HOW LONG DOES A TREATMENT TAKE?
A small tattoo can be treated in a matter of minutes.
WILL THE TATTOO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY?
In many cases, yes. However, some ink colors are more difficult to eliminate than others. Your practitioner will be able to talk with you about your goal and expected results during your consultation. PicoClear is able to treat all tattoo colors.
WHAT IF I ONLY WANT PART OF A TATTOO REMOVED?
With PicoClear we are able to precisely treat even the smallest area without affecting the surrounding skin.
DOES LASER TATTOO REMOVAL HURT?
Laser tattoo removal is not pain free. Most patients say that the laser feels like a rubber band snapping against the skin. Topical anesthetic may be available to minimize discomfort.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
Many patients experience redness and swelling immediately following the treatment. These side effects are temporary.
IS THERE ANY DOWN TIME?
Patients can return to regular activities immediately following the treatment. However, exposure to the sun should be limited until the treated area has completely healed.
QUICK TREATMENTS AND FAST RESULTS.
PicoClear combines an ultrafast picosecond pulse with high energy to effectively shatter ink particles.
This gives patients faster results in fewer treatments.