Not every tattoo ends up looking as we expect, and some individuals who get tattoos may otherwise realize later on that they would rather not have a specific tattoo on their body. Cosmotree Clinic in Delhi provides best laser tattoo removal offering people with the choice to remove an unwanted tattoo by undergoing effective process of laser tattoo removal.
After laser tattoo removal procedure, it is important but also helpful for your own sake to be aware of what you can expect during the healing process. Although laser technology has made innovative strides as an increasingly efficient tattoo removal method, there are still some effects that you may notice following your procedure.
Cosmotree clinic, employ one of the latest technology and equipment and is done with a technique called explosive heating and features a Q-SWITCHED LASER.
The Healing Process: What to Expect After Tattoo Removal
Laser Tattoo Removal is a very simple out-patient procedure. However, proper Laser Tattoo Removal Aftercare is essential for the best results. After you have visited your trusted dermatologist, and undergone the procedure, there are a few common effects that you may notice.
• It may create a superficial burn wound, and there will be an immediate whitening of the treated area, usually
lasting for several minutes.
• You may experience mild swelling across the treated area, as well as some redness.
• Some patients may experience bruising or swelling, and many clients develop blisters, crusts or scabs within 8-72
hours, lasting for up to 2 weeks or more.
• The treated areas may be pale or pink after the scabs separate, and loss of pigment in the treated area may occur
• Healing is usually complete within 4 weeks, though healing time may vary.
Common side effects of laser tattoo removal include:
• Bruising between 1-3 days post-treatment
• Tingling sensations (similar to sunburn)
• Blisters, which may dry into scabs
• Mild skin discoloration
If you experience these effects, it is important to remember that these are common. Some of the symptoms, including post-treatment blisters, actually indicate that your body is healing as it should.
What to Expect within the First Few Days?
• Your treated skin will be very sensitive the first few days after undergoing laser tattoo removal.
• The doctor will place a bandage over the treated area.
1. Keep the treated area clean and dry while it is healing. Do not rub the treated area.
2. Apply a thin coating of antibiotic ointment three times a day for the first three days while the area is
healing. Keep the area covered with a sterile dressing for those three days.
3. Blistering is common, and will likely to occur within few hours after your tattoo removal treatment. Blisters
are an indication that your immune system is healing the area and beginning to remove the ink from your tattoo.
It is natural for the blisters to pop, and this actually helps the skin to recover faster in many cases.
4. Apply cool compresses to relieve inflammation
5. Do not pick at the scab or allow the skin to become scraped, as this may result in infection and scarring.
6. Avoid shaving in the treated area until it is completely healed.
7. Avoid hot tubs, swimming pool, or any other form of soaking until all blisters and scabs are completely healed,
as they may increase the risk of infection.
8. Wear a sunblock with an SPF of 25 or higher over the area for 3 months following the laser treatment.
9. Do not wear makeup or any cream or medication on or near the treated area unless recommended.
10. After the laser tattoo removal, itching is very common. Use Aquaphor, Vitamin E ointment, or hydrocortisone
cream on the treated area.
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
• Although a single session might be preferable but for to completely tattoo removal, this might not always the
• Depending on the size of the tattoo, as well as other factors such as the type of ink, the location of the tattoo
on your body etc, you may need multiple sessions
At Comotree Clinic we help you determine an appropriate treatment regime based on your individual needs during your consultation.