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How Expensive Is It To Remove My Tattoos?

Tattoo Removal

By Syed AtifPublished 2 years ago 4 min read

Laser tattoo removal is a good choice for people who just started having tattoos but want to get rid of them. The reason why it is so popular is because it can make your tattoo designs disappear in a matter of weeks. It can also help improve the appearance of your skin. It is not instant though, there is always a recovery period where you can go back to your old tattoo but it should not take too long. Also, it can be painful and it does sting a little. That is why some people get a bandage over their tattoo right after they have it removed.

Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal can become very expensive due to several reasons. The first is that the cost depends on the size of the image you want to have removed. You can expect it to cost around $350 for a single session, which is usually two hours long. A simple rule to remember is that the larger and more complex the tattoo design the more it will cost and this is because the number of sessions it will take in order to completely remove it is longer. Also, it is wiser to avoid getting a design that will require multiple sessions because it will actually cost you more in the long run because it is harder to remove.

How many sessions is determined by the skin tone of the area where the tattoo removal will take place. This is because darker skin tones have a tendency to heal faster than lighter skin tones. This is one of the reasons why people with darker skin tones are ideal candidates for laser removal. However, if you have lighter skin tones, then it might be wiser for you to undergo the procedure in a hospital because the process is a bit more intense.

Another thing to know about laser tattoo removal is that it can be painful. This is why it is important for you to consult with your dermatologist. The dermatologists will evaluate your skin and the ink on your skin and recommend a course of treatment depending on the results. In order to ensure that there will be no scarring when you undergo this procedure, you will be advised to have a consultation with your dermatologists before undergoing the procedure. Your dermatologist will be able to tell you whether there will be some bleeding and the color of the ink used which will determine how severe the scarring will be post surgery.

Like most other laser treatments, the healing period is an issue for those who want to get rid of their tattoos faster. There are several factors that affect the speed of healing and one of them is the immune system of a person. Those with weaker immune systems are advised to get a pre-lasered session instead of the regular post-operative session. This way, the body will already be strengthened with the additional nutrients needed for the ink to be fully absorbed by the skin and be removed efficiently. Also, this will greatly speed up the healing process.

There is another factor that affects the treatment time when using IBrahimi method. Since the ink is applied with tiny needles, a shorter amount of time will be needed for it to be completely removed than if you had it etched. If the dermatologists use the standard 6 inch needles, then you can expect the treatment time to be longer compared to when using IBrahimi method. The dermatologists should use a bigger needle for IBrahimi than what is normally used when inked as the small needles will be ideal for the tiny dots that are left on the skin after the tattoo removal.

There are also many factors affecting the pricing of the procedure. These factors include the type of lasers being used, the location of the clinic where you undergo the treatment, and the professionalism of the personnel in the clinic. If you opt to go to highly reputable professional tattoo removal clinics, then the pricing will obviously be more expensive. This is because these clinics have many professional technicians who work hand in hand with their staff in providing quality services. The laser that is used is also important to consider as the higher the power, the faster the treatment time would be.

It is best to consult first with your tattoo artists before opting to have your tattoos removed. They will know better about the different procedures available for removing unwanted tattoos and will be able to give you a better idea on how expensive the treatment would be. This way, you can choose the clinic with the most affordable fee plan for your desired results. They may even offer discounts for repeat customers as well. It is best to be fully aware of all the different pricing plans and services for tattoo removal so that you can make an informed decision.


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