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Allergies Can Affect Tattoo Removal

Lasercare Tattoo Removal uses the Quanta Q Plus laser to give you the very best laser treatment that will result in a minimal number of treatments, no skin damage, and an outcome that you desire.  But the laser is just one part of the ink removal equation.  Other variables that will affect the treatment process are the contents of the tattoo ink, the density of the ink, the location on the body, and the health of the immune system.  The immune system is often taken for granted and is easy for a seemingly healthy person to overlook.  The immune system is what ultimately removes the ink particles, so if it is already under a heavy work load, the ink will be moved slowly.  Other than nicotine, allergies may have the biggest impact on the immune system.  Many people are aware they suffer from allergies but choose to deal with them by either medicating the symptoms with over the counter allergy drugs, or by simply living with them.  More serious...

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Young Adults and the Tattoo Decision

Most states, at least 45, have laws that prohibit tattooing minors, even with a parent’s permission.  Does that mean it is a      good idea to get a tattoo at 18?  Your mom might say no, your friends might say yes, but ultimately it is you alone that lives  with the tattoo decision.  Age is only one factor to consider when getting your first tattoo.  The design, tattoo artist, placement, your lifestyle, and future opportunities are all worth considering before getting inked. When deciding on a tattoo design, planning ahead will result in longer satisfaction as opposed to a spontaneous decision.  Take the time to find a tattoo artist whose work you like and visit their shop.  Talk about your design idea and make an appointment at least a month out.  That will give you plenty of time to adjust your art, or perhaps change your mind.  The design you choose shouldn’t be too trendy or cause others to take offense.  Names are better left until later in...

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How Tobacco Use Inhibits Tattoo Removal

If you’ve looked into having laser tattoo removal, you already know that your overall good health is important to success.  Healthy, active people generally have strong immune systems and good circulation, both of which are key to removing ink.  The use of tobacco can seriously hinder even an otherwise healthy person’s tattoo removal success.  We know from a study published in the Archives of Dermatology  that the laser tattoo removal process is 70% less effective for tobacco users.  Perhaps the desire to have your ex’s name removed from your arm will be the incentive you need to quit this deadly habit. Laser tattoo removal works by the laser breaking apart tattoo ink under the skin.  When the fragments are small enough, the body’s lymphatic system is able to surround the particles and flush them out of the body as it would with other foreign substances.  This requires good circulation to the tattooed area and an available immune system that can devote cells to carrying out these fragments. The reasons...

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Factors Involved in Tattoo Removal

Removing tattoos isn’t as straightforward as erasing a pencil drawing. The variables introduced by the human body influence the removal process in all kinds of ways.  Some of the factors that impact the number of laser treatments necessary to remove a tattoo are more obvious than others. Ink depth, density, and color, as well as skin type are a few factors you may figure would influence the process. With any art, there are two players in the removal process — the eraser and the canvas. When using the best, most state-of-the art lasers, that means that the health of the canvas usually determines how successful the removal is. Generally speaking, healthier bodies see better results because the body processes the shattered ink and heals faster. With that said, here are six of the least known factors that can affect and even prolong the tattoo removal process. Location:   Since your body is attempting to reabsorb and break apart the ink that the laser fragments, your blood flow plays a large...

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Why choose Lasercare Tattoo Removal?

Lasercare Tattoo Removal has brought Alaska into the 21st century with the most advanced laser technology on the market today.  We use the Quanta Q Plus laser, the most powerful tattoo removal laser available. This enables Lasercare to remove tattoos of nearly any color without the scarring and intense pain of other less powerful lasers currently in use.  The Quanta’s laser pulse takes less time to reach and destroy ink molecules, and this means less time that the skin is under the laser, therefore reducing the chance for damage to the skin. This stronger laser also means fewer treatments, less pain, and a higher rate of removal success.   Weaker lasers take longer to reach the ink, which results in the laser heating up the skin causing damage and blistering.  Lasercare’s Quanta laser has a broad spectrum of wavelengths specifically designed to destroy ALL colors of ink, so you won’t end up with a partially removed tattoo. Leave the scarring and pain of tattoo removal in the past where...

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