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Can my tattoo be treated? Yes, a majority of all tattoos can be treated and successfully removed with the laser used by Lasercare Tattoo Removal. Certain pigments are more difficult to eliminate (blues and greens) however, what really sets Lasercare apart from other tattoo removal clinics is our ability to treat and remove a full spectrum of colors with fewer treatments and less adverse effects.   With time and proper laser treatments, even the most difficult colors respond  to our treatments. Will it hurt? Pain tolerance differs from person to person. Laser tattoo removal can sting a bit and feels like an elastic band being snapped against your skin. If...

5 Surprising Factors in Tattoo Removal

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  5   Surprising Factors that Affect the Tattoo Removal Process 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...

Fresh Start for a Mother of Two

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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...

How Painful is Laser Tattoo Removal?

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The top concern for most people seeking tattoo removal is pain. Maybe you’ve seen videos on the internet, or heard a friend describe a nightmarish experience.  Those stories were the norm for the technology of that decade.   Five years ago, laser tattoo removal treatment resulted in a blistered open wound that had to be bandaged and cared for  for up to eight weeks.  Welcome to the 21st century!  Tattoo removal no longer needs to leave a scar or be unbearably painful.  The power of the Quanta Q Plus laser used by Lasercare Tattoo Removal breaks up ink particles quickly so it won’t  damage your skin.  Most treatments last under a minute...

The Gift of a Fresh Start

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Refresh, do-over, restart, delete, erase, renew.  The perfect gift for someone who’s stuck or maybe has a bit of regret.  Lasercare Tattoo Removal Gift Certificates can be purchased at our office, or by calling (907)903-1558....

Allergies Can Affect Tattoo Removal

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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...