Tattoos can be a beautiful way to enhance your body and express your personality. However, the wrong tattoo or one that you no longer want can feel like an eyesore. It may also make you feel self-conscious, wanting to cover up the part of your body that has the unsightly tattoo. Laser tattoo removal allows you to get rid of those unwanted tattoos.
Say “goodbye” to unwanted, out-of-style tattoos with laser tattoo removal.
Why Dr. Beauty Med Spa?
Dr. Beauty Med Spa provides the Southfield, Dearborn, and Farmington Hills area med spa services that you can trust with confidence to help you achieve your desired results. Led by our board-certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Mariam Awada, our med spa utilizes the talents and experience of our staff, as well as cutting-edge technology and tried-and-true procedures and innovative, new treatment methods.
What Sets Us Apart
Dr. Mariam Awada and her staff are made up of primarily women who are experienced med spa professionals. We are fluent in Arabic and Russian and are passionate about helping our patients reach their desired results to feel confident, and be their best selves.
*Free consultations with a patient care coordinator. Consultations with Dr. Mariam Awada will require a fee that will be applied to any product or service. Give us a call today!
What Can You Expect In Laser Tattoo Removal?
Topical anesthesia is used and aids in the discomfort of tattoo removal. It is very possible that you will need several sessions to progressively lighten your tattoo. After your tattoo removal session, you should expect to:
- Use an ice pack to soothe the area
- Apply antibiotic cream and bandage the tattoo
- Avoid exposure to the sun and utilize sunscreen
- Follow all of your doctor’s directions
What Are The Side Effects For Laser Tattoo Removal?
Laser tattoo removal is one of the safest methods of getting rid of unwanted ink. This is because it does not present the same side effects as excision, dermabrasion, and salabrasion because it is targeting the pigment in the tattoo ink. However, it is important to consider these side effects:
- Removing your tattoo could result in a scar
- In many cases, your tattoo will never be fully removed
- Could result in hyperpigmentation
- Cosmetic tattoos may become darker before they fade away
To get a better picture of what your treatment plan may look like, schedule your consultation today. We will discuss your options and how you may achieve your desired results.
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At Dr. Beauty, we are passionate about making it easy for you to reverse tattoos that no longer reflect who you are. Thanks to over a decade of experience, as well as the latest cutting-edge equipment, we can remove tattoos of all sizes and give you a clean slate.
How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work?
Using a high-intensity light beam, we lighten and eliminate tattoos, carefully customizing the treatment to make sure you achieve your ideal results. All tattoos are unique, and our skilled team knows how to identify pigment depth, skin type, and other factors that play major roles in your treatment. Badly calibrated treatment can lead to scarring, and we are proud to set ourselves apart by taking the time to deliver customized results without negative side effects. Depending on your situation, it can take from three to six visits to obtain maximum results. However, it may take as many as ten sessions.
At Dr. Beauty, we take the time to determine exactly what treatment will benefit you the most. We believe your skin should reflect the beauty you hold on the inside, and we are proud to offer you the chance to get rid of unwanted tattoos.
Laser Tattoo Removal FAQs:
Does Laser Tattoo Removal Completely Get Rid Of My Tattoo?
The success of getting rid of your tattoo depends on the size of your tattoo, the colors in your tattoo, how long you have had it, and the depth of the pigment. It is common that the tattoo may not be able to be fully removed, especially after just one treatment. Multiple treatments may help achieve the desired results.
Which Color Is The Easiest To Get Rid Of?
Black, blue, and green are the ink colors that respond best to treatment. Red, orange, yellow, and white inks are the hardest to get out of the skin.
Are Older Tattoos Easier To Remove?
Older tattoos are generally easier to remove than newer tattoos because the pigments have already begun to fade.
Are Professional Tattoos Harder To Remove?
Yes. Professional tattoos tend to use a greater amount of ink and more layers of ink, resulting in it being more difficult or taking more sessions to fully remove the tattoo. Amateur tattoos, because they tend to be uneven and superficial, use less ink and are usually easier to remove.
Will My Skin Color Affect The Removal Process?
Tattoo removal tends to be more effective for those with lighter skin because it does not absorb the laser light, allowing the laser to be focused solely on the pigment in the tattoo. Conversely, darker skin tones will absorb some of the laser light, making the treatment less effective.
Will The Location Of My Tattoo Affect My Treatment?
Yes. Certain areas of our bodies may prove harder to treat than others as some have limited vascular supply, which slows the healing process. As a result, tattoos on the hands, feet and lower legs are more difficult to remove than those on the chest or back.
Will I Have A Scar?
It is possible to have scar after treatment — especially those with darker skin are at a higher risk for scaring, however, we do our best to reduce this risk. Also, tattoos that are under scar tissue are harder to remove and take more sessions than those that aren’t.
What About Layered Tattoos?
Many clients will try to cover up their initial tattoo with another tattoo. Because there are more layers of ink, these tattoos will take longer to remove and more sessions. Also, because tattoo ink is translucent, darker tones are usually used to cover up the first tattoo, causing the process of getting rid of the tattoos to be more difficult.
Does Smoking Affect Tattoo Removal?
Yes, it does! Those who smoke have a lower chance of their tattoos being removed than those who don’t smoke. Smoking lowers a person’s ability to heal and their body to get rid of pigment.
Don’t be stuck with an unsightly tattoo that no longer resonates with you! Remember: nothing is written in stone. The Dr. Beauty med spa is committed giving you a clean slate on your skin with tattoo removal treatment.