– New treatment TATTOO REMOVAL –
Unwanted tattoos can be removed gradually over a series of sessions using a laser.
On the day, you’ll be given special goggles to protect your eyes. A local anaesthetic cream may be used to numb the skin.
A handheld device will be pressed on your skin to trigger a laser. Some people say this feels like an elastic band snapping against your skin.
The session will take about 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the size of your tattoo.
The tattoo should become lighter with each treatment.
A gel is used to cool and soothe your skin, and it might be covered with a dressing.
Your skin may be red with a raised rash for a short while after treatment. Holding an ice pack to your skin may help. Try a packet of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towel.
You may have some slight bleeding before your skin scabs over. Use aloe Vera gel or Vaseline to help it heal.
Your skin will be more sensitive to the sun. Avoid sun exposure and tanning beds for at least 1 week after a treatment. Cover the area with clothing and use a sunscreen with at least SPF30.
You should avoid:
– Picking or scratching the scab
– Using soap or perfumed products on the area for the first 48 hours
– Strenuous physical activities for a couple of days
– Swimming and saunas until the scab has dropped off (they may slow the healing process).
To book in call 01322 272330!