Getting a tattoo is not like getting a new pair of shoes that you can simply change if you do not like the way they look with whatever you are wearing that day. Once you get a tattoo, you are pretty much stuck with it for the rest of your life unless you begin the process of undergoing a type of treatment that is designed to remove it or at least make its appearance less obvious.
Of the available methods that have been utilized in attempts to remove tattoos, laser treatments have risen to the surface in becoming one of the more popular methods. There are several reasons you may want to look into the idea of laser tattoo removal. First and foremost is that, over time, you may come to regret getting the tattoo in the first place. It may be that the message on the tattoo is no longer fitting for your lifestyle, as may be the case when the tattoo contains the name of a former girlfriend or boyfriend. It may be that the decision to get a tattoo was made with little thought ahead of time about what the long-term results would be.
The presence of a tattoo can also interfere with a career choice in some cases. These are other reasons you may want to seek information regarding laser tattoo removal. In reality, it doesn’t matter so much what the reason for wanting it removed is. The fact is the tattoo is no longer considered to be of any value and you want it gone.
While there are other methods available that people have tried in an attempt to get rid of a tattoo, they are usually less effective than laser tattoo removal. Dermabrasion is an example. It is done by basically grinding off the surface of the skin and can be much more uncomfortable with a longer recovery time than laser treatment. In many cases, the scar that is left after the treatments are more unsightly than the tattoo was.
With laser tattoo removal, the intense light of the laser causes the pigment of the tattoo to break up. While in rare cases this happens with a single treatment, it is much more likely that a series of treatment sessions will be necessary. It all depends on your unique situation.
If you have a tattoo that you no longer want, you should discuss it with our team at MacMed Spa. Each person is different. Therefore, each person requires their own customized treatment plan. By having a conversation with our experts, we can help you make an informed decision about what to expect with laser tattoo removal treatments. We have locations in Milford, Hopedale and Framingham. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!