Tattoos are a popular form of self-expression.  However, sometimes our tastes change (or maybe it wasn’t the best choice in the first place) and a favorite tattoo has lost it’s appeal.  PicoSure tattoo removal in Nashville is an effective option for removing tattoos, but you may be wondering if it really works, how long it takes, and most importantly how much does it hurt.

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Can You Really Remove a Tattoo?

You may have been told that tattoos are forever, but that’s not exactly true with PicoSure tattoo removal in Nashville.  At Advanced Skin and Laser Center in Brentwood, TN, we can help you to slowly turn back the hands of time with tattoo removal.  While many tattoos can be removed completely, there are a few factors will effect removal:

  • Age and Ink Colors: Older tattoos and darker colors like black and blue are generally easier to remove than newer tattoos with brighter colors.
  • Skin Tone: Tattoo removal tends to be more effective on lighter skin tones, but those with darker skin can still get tattoo removal.  Make sure to choose an experienced provider for best results.
  • Individual Healing: Everyone’s body heals differently, which can impact the number of sessions needed.

Laser tattoo removal allows you to remove unwanted tattoos without surgical excision and scarring.

PicoSure Tattoo Removal: The Timeline

The number of sessions needed will vary based on personal factors, but it’s generally a long process.  Expect 4-12 sessions spaced about 6-8 weeks apart.  The entire process can take several months or a couple of years.

Treatment sessions typically just a take a few minutes.

Does Tattoo Removal Hurt?

Everyone wants to know, does tattoo removal hurt?  Everyone has a different pain tolerance, but yes, there is some amount of discomfort during your removal sessions.  It’s often compared to a snapping rubber band on your skin.  Fortunately, treatment are fast, but topical anesthetic cream can be applied prior to treatment to ease your discomfort.

PicoSure Tattoo Removal in Nashville: The Gold Standard for Tattoo Removal

PicoSure uses ultra-short laser pulses to break down ink particles into tiny fragments that your body can naturally eliminate.  Compared with other laser options, PicoSure provides a faster breakdown of ink, reduced risk of scarring, minimal damage to surrounding skin, and is more effective on a variety of colors, boasting a removal rate of more than 75%.

PicoSure laser tattoo removal uses ultra-short laser pulses to break down ink particles into tiny fragments. The body then naturally eliminates these fragments through the lymphatic system. Compared to traditional lasers, PicoSure offers several advantages:

  • Faster Treatment Times: The shorter pulses allow for quicker breakdown of ink particles, potentially reducing the number of sessions needed.
  • Reduced Risk of Scarring: The precise targeting of PicoSure minimizes damage to surrounding skin, lowering the risk of scarring.
  • Effective on Stubborn Colors: PicoSure can target a wider range of ink colors compared to traditional lasers.

Laser Tattoo Removal – Schedule a Consultation Today!

Whether you’re interested in tattoo removal because you regret the design, you weren’t happy with the outcome, your tattoo has changed over time, your relationship status has changed, or it’s in a visible area that you’d prefer not to feel the need to cover, tattoo removal is possible.

If you’re tired of living with a tattoo that you don’t love anymore, Dr. Binhlam at Advanced Skin and Laser Center in Brentwood, TN can help with PicoSure tattoo removal.  Schedule a consultation today to learn more about the process, your expected timeline, and cost estimates.  Don’t let the decisions of your past keep your from feeling confident in your skin.  Call us at 615-843-SKIN today!