Tattooing, which dates back to 8000 BC, involves tattooing various colors into the skin to create patterned designs. It brings mysterious and captivating beauty to curious people, but due to work needs, personal needs, many people have the need to remove tattoos after tattoos, today we talk about laser treatment to remove tattoos.
What are the characteristics of different types of tattoos
Professional tattoos are done by tattoo artists using professional tattoo equipment.
Dye location: color boundary clear, uniform dyeing, generally no dye in the epidermis, dye exists in the same depth of the dermis.
Dye composition: red is mercuric agent, yellow is cadmium-containing material, green is chromium-containing material, blue is cobalt containing material.
Dye changes: Colors may fade over time, especially reds and yellows.
Amateur tattooing is mostly done by non-professionals.
Dye location: uneven color distribution, distributed in different depth of leather, edge is not sharp, pattern color is not bright.
Dye composition: generally gray or blue black dye. The commonly used pigment is carbon or Indian ink, and domestic ink is generally used in China.
Dye change: pigment is easy to break.
3, beauty type
Beauty tattoos are most commonly seen on lip lines, eyebrows and eyeliner, and are often done by hand on women.
Dye composition: usually brown, black, blue and red, inks often contain iron ions or iron oxide.
4. Traumatic tattoos
After trauma, subtle foreign body particles buried in the dermis, the formation of permanent pigment spots, called traumatic tattoos.
Foreign body location: Located in deep tissue of skin.
Foreign body composition: Foreign body includes glass, metal, clay or carbon – containing material.
Changes: granuloma can be encapsulated.
The most ideal tattoo removal method at present
The advent of “q-switched pulsed laser” in the 1990s provided an ideal method for tattoo treatment.
The laser can make the diseased tissue destroyed by moment, because of the fast, the laser can not afford time to conduct heat to the surrounding tissues, so little damage to the surrounding normal skin tissue, can achieve “thunderbolt less than their ears” magical effect, so as to solve the past beauty therapy apparatus “as” the disadvantages of burnt, reached the efficacy and safety of perfect and unified.
What are the disadvantages of previous tattoo removal methods
The main thing is scarring.
Early tattoo removal often uses chemical stripping, freezing, skin grinding and other methods, this method is easy to leave scars. Later, multifunctional electric ion therapy instrument appeared, this method can remove the pigment, but will leave light brown pigment or even scar, and surgical resection, no matter how good the suture, will also leave a linear scar.
Still have the method that the person tries to use cover, be covered place appears dirtier however, lack skin simple sense.
What reaction can the skin after laser treatment have
After laser treatment, the tattoo site immediately appears gray, thermal expansion to crush pigment particles, sustainable for more than ten to tens of minutes. After surgery, the wound surface became scabby and fell off spontaneously after 1-2 weeks.
General tattoos, 1-5 laser treatment can be removed, the interval between two treatments is 3 months.
Can traumatic tattoos also be treated with lasers?
You can. During the treatment, the coarse pigment particles on the skin surface can be first treated with “ultra-pulsed CO2 laser grinding”, and then treated with Q-switch laser.
The combination of two laser treatments can significantly shorten the course of treatment, with satisfactory curative effect and less side effects.