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Our Tattoo Removal Process

Laser tattoo removal is an exciting procedure for both patients and technicians  alike, but few people understand the science behind the procedure. This section of our website is an introduction to the physics of laser tattoo removal and explains why laser tattoo removal is the most effective option for unwanted ink. The Basic Laser Tattoo Removal Process During a laser tattoo removal procedure, the technician guides a laser over the area of the tattoo.  Each pulse of energy penetrates the skin and is absorbed by the tattoo ink. As the tattoo ink particles absorb the energy, they heat up and then shatter into tiny fragments. Then, over the weeks following treatment, the body’s immune system flushes the tattoo ink particles away from the location,...

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