Removing or changing an imperfect tattoo is now an option with tattoo removal services. At Dr. White’s Vein Center and Morgantown SculpSure & Clear Ink, PLLC, in Morgantown, West Virginia, Carol White, MD, and the team use a state-of-the-art Q-switch laser to break apart the ink in your unfavorable tattoo. Whether you want to remove a tattoo because it was an impulsive decision or your feelings have simply changed since you got it, Dr. White can remove it safely. Schedule your tattoo removal consultation by phone or request an appointment online today.
Tattoo removal is the process of removing the pigment from a tattoo on your skin. Tattoos are a popular way to express your personality, but they don’t always turn out as planned. You might get a tattoo impulsively or change your mind about one that you once loved.
In any case, tattoo removal allows you to alter or fully remove a tattoo that doesn’t represent your personality well. During tattoo removal at Dr. White’s Vein Center and Morgantown SculpSure & Clear Ink, PLLC, Dr. White uses the Quanta Q+C laser, which is a Q-switched laser. Q-switched lasers like Quanta emit powerful pulses of light that last for billionths of a second.
Each pulse of laser light shatters some of your tattoo ink into tiny fragments. As this happens, your tattoo becomes lighter. It might take several rounds of treatment for you to remove your tattoo in its entirety.
The amount of time it takes to remove a tattoo with the Quanta laser varies based on several factors. For an accurate prediction of how long it will take to remove your tattoo, you should book a consultation with Dr. White and the team ahead of time.
During your consultation, they evaluate the tattoo’s:
After viewing your tattoo, Dr. White estimates the number of treatments you’ll need for full removal. She also thoroughly explains the risks and benefits of the procedure and answers your questions about laser tattoo removal.
With the Quanta laser, tattoo removal is unlikely to cause long-lasting or serious side effects. The procedure includes a Zimmer Cryo 6 cooling system to mitigate the heat from the laser as it hits your skin. This helps keep you comfortable throughout the treatment.
The Q-switched laser technology causes little to no damage to surrounding skin because the laser energy pulses are so brief. Compared to other laser types for tattoo removal, Q-switched lasers like Quanta cause fewer side effects like skin irritation or visible scarring.
Dr. White has extensive experience with laser tattoo removal and performs the procedure with care and attention to detail every time.
You no longer need to tolerate a tattoo that doesn’t represent your personality well. For effective tattoo removal, call Dr. White’s Vein Center and Morgantown SculpSure & Clear Ink, PLLC or request an appointment online today.