Various methods have been used to remove tattoos. Tattoos are mostly considered permanent, but now with the advancement in medical technology, it is possible to remove them. The gold standard method for tattoo removal is the non- invasive Q- switched laser treatment.
Is the procedure painful?
Laser tattoo removal is somewhat painful. It feels like a rubber band snapping the skin repeatedly. However to reduce the discomfort, a topical skin numbing medications is always applied 30 minutes prior to the session. Following this, the procedure is tolerated very well.