According to a recent study, 40% of adults in the United States, ages 26-40, have at least one tattoo. Tattoos have become so prevalent in society today that it has become a $1.6 billion industry; not surprisingly, 1 in 5 people with a tattoo have considered removing it. If you want a tattoo removed, look no further than Core Primary Care, with offices in Sugar Land and Houston, Texas. The skilled team of providers uses PicoSure® laser to remove even the most stubborn tattoos. Call either office to schedule a consultation or book online today, which is fast and easy.
Laser treatments are the most efficient and effective way to remove a tattoo. Lasers directly target the pigment in tattoo ink with minimal damage to the surrounding skin. Several types of businesses offer laser treatments, including dermatologists, family medicine providers, and medical spas.
PicoSure is the world’s first picosecond laser and the only advanced tattoo removal laser with PressureWave technology, which works with your body to remove unwanted ink. The tattoo removal technology delivers laser energy that specifically targets tattoo ink, successfully shattering ink particles without harming your surrounding tissue.
PicoSure works effectively on the following:
Best of all, PicoSure tattoo removal often requires fewer treatments than traditional laser removal.
While traditional Q-switched lasers deliver photo-thermal pulses that heat the skin and surrounding tissues during tattoo removal, PicoSure uses unique technology to shatter the tattoo particles. Its unique technology is often more effective than traditional removal and requires fewer treatments.
In comparison to traditional laser tattoo removal, PicoSure also offers a shorter recovery time.
Laser tattoo removal has been described as feeling similar to the actual tattooing process. Your provider can provide aid to make your treatment experience more comfortable. The number of treatments needed is dependent on variables such as:
Tattoo removal for an average-sized tattoo typically takes about 10 minutes, but larger or more elaborate tattoos may take longer. Areas like the wrists, ankles, hands, and feet take longer to see results because circulation is poor.
Your series of treatments typically occur every 6-8 weeks, and your provider will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your individual needs.
To learn more about tattoo removal with PicoSure and to find out if you’re a good candidate, call either office or request a consultation online at your earliest convenience.