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Fresh Start for a Mother of Two

Fifteen years ago, Holly Smith* was confident she knew what her future held.  As the tattoo artist inked a marijuana leaf on her chest, she knew it would be easy to hide, and besides, she knew she wouldn’t care who saw it. Fast forward ten years to Holly’s wedding.  Her day was perfect except for her dress.  She loved the plunging necklines of so many beautiful gowns, but she couldn’t let her in laws see the tattoo that now represented the wild life she had left behind.  Over the years, she had carefully selected clothing that would cover her tattoo, but too often that meant not getting to wear the things she wanted to.  On vacation with her then-boyfriend’s family, she wanted to stay in the hotel room and cry, but she put on her high-necked, conservative swimsuit and pretended to have a good time. The final straw that lead Holly to Lasercare Tattoo Removal, was the birth of her first child.  “I knew I never wanted my children to...

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Quanta Q-Plus C Laser vs PicoSure

When Lasercare Tattoo Removal opened for business just over two years ago, it was to fill a void in tattoo removal in Alaska.  All of the lasers being used for tattoo removal were older technology with many unwanted side effects, and they were not very successful at removing tattoos.  Before bringing a new laser to Alaska, Lasercare performed extensive research on any and every laser used for tattoo removal. The lasers offering new technology were the Quanta Q-Plus C and the PicoSure lasers.  After analyzing both lasers, the results they produced, and all available research on them, we decided there was no comparison – the Quanta Q-Plus C was the clear choice…here’s why: Ink Pigment Sits in Different Depths in the Skin: Different color ink settles in different depths of the skin. Black ink settles the deepest in the skin, Blues/Greens settle mid skin and Reds/Oranges settle at the surface of the skin. In order to successfully treat different ink colors, you need different wavelengths to properly target each color...

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