Some people put a lot of thought into the tattoos that they get. They get tattoos as a way of remembering a person they love who passed away. Some get tattoos to commemorate surviving an illness, reaching a milestone in life, having a child or something that really means something to them. Usually, these individuals are content with the tattoos that they have for a long time.
Unfortunately, some people get tattoos on a whim. They get tattoos because of the relationship they started recently, or because they joined a group or a gang. Some get tattoos when they are intoxicated and want to fit in with their peers. More times than not, when these individuals get older, they look back on their tattoo with regret.
There was a time when a person basically had no option but to live with a bad tattoo. They could try to get the tattoo covered up, but more times than not, the cover-up job was worse than the original tattoo.
A few years ago, cosmetic professionals started to use lasers to remove unwanted tattoos. The results that people got from these early laser removal treatments were anything but perfect. People were left with raised scars or tattoos that were simply faded.
Now, laser tattoo removal has reached a point where people are able to get great results. The vast majority of people who have these procedures done are happy with the way that they look afterward. They feel that the time, effort and slight inconvenience of getting the tattoo removed is well worth it.
In order to get the best out of your laser tattoo removal treatment, it is good to have reasonable expectations. Although the technology has advanced a lot since these procedures first began, there is no such thing as a guaranteed tattoo removal. Some tattoos will partially fade, leaving you with a ghost image. While tattoo removal procedures are still not perfect, they are a lot better than what they were a few years ago. Many individuals walk away with their tattoo all but disappeared. They are happy with the results, and they are proud to show the removal area off to others.
It is also good to realize that you will need multiple treatments to get the results that you need. Some mistakenly believe that they will walk into the office and in one fell swoop, the tattoo will be removed. It takes a series of laser tattoo removal treatments to remove the tattoo.
If you’re tired of your old ink, visit Finesse Cosmetic Laser & Lipo Center in Waltham. Our team will be happy to address any questions or concerns you may have about laser tattoo removal. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!