Pre Treatment Advice for Tattoo Removal

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Avoid sun exposure including tanning beds for 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks after the treatment.

 

A cold compress can be applied for 10-15 minutes prior to the treatment. 

 

Avoid pain medication such as Motrin, Aleve and aspirin 3 to 7 days prior to the treatment. 

Post Treatment Advice for Tattoo Removal

On completion of a tattoo removal treatment, patients may experience minor discomfort and redness.  This discomfort will subside quickly.  However, the redness will last for 24-48 hours.  Once the redness is gone the treated area will look similar to the way it did prior to treatment.  Pin point bleeding may also occur

 

Patients may wash the treated area as normal.

 

It is recommended that the treated area be coved with an antibiotic ointment for 1-week.

 

The body will absorb the broken up ink and the area should be retreated every 9-weeks.

 

Multiple treatments may be required to achieve the desired result.