How Tattoo Removal Actually Works

Dr. Susan Seman , tattoo removal, spectra

The initial excitement of getting a tattoo can fade over the years. If you’re ready to get rid of that old tattoo without damaging the health of your skin, Dr. Susan Seman can use the highly advanced Spectra™ laser system to give you the results you want.

The power of the Spectra laser system

Using the technology of the Spectra laser system, Dr. Seman can reduce the appearance of your unwanted tattoo without harming your surrounding skin.

The technology uses light energy to destroy the pigment in your tattoo, breaking it into microscopic particles. Dr. Seman controls the bursts of energy to address different tattoo ink colors throughout the treatment to ensure great results.

Once the laser does its job, your body takes over by eliminating the ink particles naturally as waste. Destroyed tattoo ink is flushed out of your body in the weeks following treatment without any additional intervention.

While powerful enough to address even the darkest ink colors, the laser system is painless and causes no side effects. The tattoo ink absorbs the light energy, ensuring your skin is safe and unharmed throughout your treatment.

Customized treatment for optimal results

As no two tattoos are alike, Dr. Seman will evaluate your tattoo’s design and colors during your consultation. In many cases, multiple laser treatments are necessary to effectively eliminate all visible tattoo ink.

Generally, 4-6 laser sessions are recommended to achieve the best results. The laser technology is effective on all colors of tattoo ink, including red, green, and black.

Dr. Seman prioritizes your health and comfort during treatment. Tattoo removal with the Spectra laser system requires no pain medications or anesthesia.

Get back to your routine without downtime

Laser treatment times depend on the size of your tattoo and its location. Immediately after your treatment ends, you can return to your normal schedule without needing downtime.

You may have some redness in the treatment area right after your visit, which should go away within a few hours. You should see a noticeable difference in the appearance of your tattoo as it begins to lighten in color.

After your treatment

After your treatment, you should use a daily sunscreen at all times, as your skin may be especially sensitive to the sun following a laser procedure.

You may also want to use a high-quality moisturizer to reduce the severity of dry skin and flaking that may result following laser tattoo removal.

Get ready now for swimsuit season

If you’re looking forward to eliminating a tattoo before the swimsuit season of summer or your next social event, schedule a consultation with Dr. Seman as soon as possible.

Since most tattoos take several treatments to reduce their appearance, you’ll need time to schedule your sessions. Your body will also need time to naturally eliminate the destroyed ink pigment.

If you’re ready to get rid of your tattoo, book an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Susan Seman today.

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