One of the most sought question in the mind of tattoo lovers is that can permanent tattoo be removed from the skin without any side effects. This article is about How to Remove permanent tattoo using professional methods.
Today we are going to answer you in detail about various popular methods that people are using for removing tattoo. We will also be describing about the various pros and cons of each method. You have to just read these methods and according to your need and skin type you can go for one of them.
Note: Read our article about “How to Remove permanent tattoo using home remedies” before taking any hard decisions.
In the process of laser tattoo removal tattoo particles are shattered by the help of a high intensity light beam. Then these broken ink particles gets removed from the skin by natural cell process i.e. phagocytosis. Phagocytosis is a process in which the cell engulfs the particles and the waste is removed by lymphatics. Therefore, it’s the inflammation resulting from the actual laser treatment and the natural stimulation of the hosts’s immune response that ultimately results in removal of tattoo ink; thus variations in results are enormous.
How much effective will be the laser treatment for you will depend on various factors like how deep the ink is lying and how large the ink particles are. It will also depend upon the color of your ink like black colored tattoos can be easily removed by any wavelength laser, and if you are dealing with green ink, then you need to use Q-switched alexandrite-755nm, and if you are dealing with blue ink Q-switched ruby-694nm is the best decision.
So before going for a laser tattoo removal method you need to consult well qualified doctor to hit it right saving your money and efforts. Number of laser sessions will also depend upon the number of colors you are dealing with. Because for different colors, you may require different wavelength.
Now talking about the cost it can vary from a range of $200 to $500 per session. And number of sessions for complete removal of the tattoo may vary from 5-12.
If you are looking for a quicker method and less painful one, then you can try skin grafting method. This method is used for old and large sized tattoos. In this case with the help of cosmetic surgery the tattooed skin is completely removed and a new patch of skin is grafted into it. If not done properly, it may leave a scar on the place from where the skin is grafted and one must also need to check that the skin grafted and the skin surrounding the tattoo area does not vary at large in its texture and color otherwise it may look like a scar.
Cost of skin grafting may vary from $500 to $1000 according to the size of the tattoo.
If you have a few centimeter wide tattoo then you can go for simple surgical excision. In this method the surgeon will cut this tattoo and will then stitch the edges together.
Before going for this method one has to check that his skin must be quite flexible in that area. And after this process one can use scars removing cream to remove the scars of stitches. The cost of removing tattoo through the excision process will be somewhere between $300-$500.
In this method the surface where the tattoo is inked is frozen by the help of liquid nitrogen. It helps in peeling of the top layer effectively. Cryosurgery is generally used by cosmetic surgeons to remove blemishes and moles etc. It may suit some and may not suit the other one depending upon how quickly a person’s skin can rejuvenate naturally. This method is less costly than laser methods, but is a bit risky and painful during the healing process. We would not suggest this method for large tattoos and the older ones as with the passage of time ink penetrate deep into the skin.
In the chemical peel method the chemical penetrates deep inside the skin and causes the topmost layer of the skin to come out. The effectiveness of this method totally depends upon the strength of the chemical and the placement of the ink. The chemical used in chemical peels may be trichloroacetic acid and phenol. This was the most popular method to remove permanent tattoo, used before laser was introduced in tattoo removal. After the skin is being removed through chemical process then one has to wait for the healing process. And this method may also require 2-3 sessions and there is huge possibility that your tattoo could not be removed completely.
This method is less costly than cosmetic surgery.
You can also give a try to tattoo removal cream fade your tattoo. The success of this cream will depend upon the position of the ink particles in your skin and the intensity of color. So if you have some weird tattoos inked by unprofessional, then tattoo removal cream can be of great help for you.
The balm includes Dermomatic Microdermabrasion Applicator, Erosion Head, Suffusion Gel, Hydravescent Cream and Branding Butter Concealer. You need to use it 3 minutes every other day. It can be used to fade tattoos on most parts of your body including – ankle, hand, arm, leg, back and stomach. Use the suffusion gel with the DemoMatic Erosion head to help erase your tattoo. Hydravescent cream should be used daily after using DemoMatic Erosion head to soothe, moisturize and rejuvenate your skin daily.
The Branding Butter concealer is the cream you have been looking for to cover up your unwanted tattoos. Waterproof and lightweight concealer should be used as needed to cover your tattoo for special events. This method is surely painless, but will require huge patience.
If you don’t want to go under knife for removing your tattoo or you are looking for a temporary solution for getting rid of your tattoo then concealer are at your rescue. These concealers are highly pigmented and transfer resistant. Kat Von D’s Lock it concealer is one of them easily available in the market.
If you want to remove a small light pigmented tattoo and thinking of a substitute for laser method. Then you can give a try for another tattoo superimposed on the previous one. But to make things go in a right way you need to be very careful while choosing a tattoo artist. And take lots of time in researching new ideas how to beautify your older tattoo.
And we all know getting a tattoo done is always cheaper than removing it and also you will save yourself from the endless pain of wound healing.
This method is commonly used in the case of permanent makeup removal. But these days it is also used by people who don’t think of the complete removal of tattoo and are interested in fading it. The good thing about this method is that once the tattoo gets fade, you can ink another tattoo in the same place. The saline water injected in the skin will bring out the ink particles in the top surface of the skin. Then you need to remove it with skin abrasion methods.
This method is also less costly than laser method.