Laser Treatments

  • How does Laser work to remove Tattoo/birthmarks?
  • Laser beams penetrate skin upto the level of tattooed ink/pigmented birth mark and break it down into small particles. These fragmented particles are slowly cleared from that site by body's own defense cells and eventually tattoo is cleared in 6 to 8 sittings.
  • What is the cost of the treatment?
  • The cost may vary depending upon the size, depth, colour and age of tattoo/birthmark. For an average size tattoo/birthmark the cost may vary somewhere between 3000 to 5000 per sitting and one requires minimum 6 to 8 sittings.
  • Can all colours be removed in this treatment?
  • Yes, all colours can be removed with this treatment though some colours are slow to respond like orange, yellow, red and green.
  • How many treatment sessions will I require?
  • One requires six to eight treatment sessions. Multicoloured tattoos/birthmarks may require more sittings.
  • Will this treatment leave any scars on my skin?
  • The latest High power pixel Q-switched laser is scarless technique to tackle tattoos/birthmarks. Though some people may see temporary hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation but it usually improves with time. One should never try to pick the crust during first week of the procedure as it may damage the underlying healing skin and thus lead to scarring.
  • Is this treatment suitable for every skin type?
  • Yes, treatment can be taken up by all skin types, although pigmented races may experience some darkening in between the procedure; which will slowly improve with time.
  • Is Laser Tattoo or Birthmark Removal painful?
  • Yes, it is slightly painful procedure; almost comparable to the time when you got this tattoo inked. Usually topical anesthesia with mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine for 60 minutes prior to the procedure is needed. Cold air or ice may be used to minimize discomfort.
  • Does it take time to heal after the treatment?
  • Yes, a crust is formed which takes around one week to fall off after the procedure.
  • Any side effects?
  • No, the procedure is absolutely safe and well tolerated.
  • What is the 'Best Laser' available for Tattoo and Birthmark Removal?
  • High power pixel Q-switched Nd:YAG laser is the best laser available for tattoo and birthmark removal.