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Laser tattoo removal
Laser tattoo removal has become a popular and effective method for removing unwanted tattoos, and the Candela® AlexTriVantage system stands out as a leading technology in this field. The Candela® AlexTriVantage utilizes advanced laser technology to target and break down tattoo pigments, allowing for their gradual removal from the skin. The system is equipped with multiple wavelengths, including 755 nm, 532 nm, and 1064 nm, which enable it to effectively treat a wide range of tattoo colors and types.
One of the key advantages of the Candela® AlexTriVantage system is its ability to deliver precise and controlled laser energy to the tattooed area. The laser emits short pulses of high-energy light that are selectively absorbed by the tattoo ink while minimizing damage to the surrounding skin. This targeted approach helps to break down the ink particles into smaller fragments, which are then naturally eliminated by the body's immune system over time. Additionally, the system offers adjustable parameters, allowing practitioners to customize treatment settings based on the specific tattoo characteristics and the patient's skin type, ensuring optimal results while minimizing the risk of side effects such as scarring or skin discoloration.
pfd patch add-on
Adding a PFD (perfluorodecalin) Patch to your laser tattoo removal services can offer significant benefits for both practitioners and patients. The PFD Patch is a transparent silicone patch that is applied over the treated area immediately after a laser session. One of the primary advantages of using a PFD Patch is its ability to enhance the healing process and improve patient comfort. The patch creates a barrier between the treated skin and the external environment, protecting the area from potential contaminants and reducing the risk of infection. It also helps to soothe the skin, alleviate discomfort, and minimize post-treatment redness and swelling.
Moreover, the PFD Patch promotes faster healing by creating a moist environment that optimizes the body's natural healing mechanisms. It enhances the delivery of oxygen to the skin, which aids in the regeneration of new skin cells and accelerates the fading of tattoo pigments. Additionally, the patch acts as a physical barrier that prevents friction and irritation caused by clothing or other external factors. By minimizing these disturbances, the PFD Patch can reduce the chances of scabbing, scarring, and other complications during the healing process.
Before & Afters
After undergoing laser tattoo removal, patients can expect a few key things in terms of post-treatment care and the healing process. Immediately following the session, the treated area may appear red, swollen, and sensitive, similar to a sunburn. This is a normal reaction and usually subsides within a few hours to a few days. It is essential to follow the aftercare instructions provided by the practitioner to ensure proper healing and minimize any potential complications.
Patients should keep the treated area clean and dry, avoiding any excessive rubbing or scrubbing. Applying an antibiotic ointment and covering the area with a sterile dressing may be recommended initially to protect the skin. It's crucial to avoid picking at any scabs or blisters that may form, as this can lead to scarring or infection. Over time, the tattoo pigments will gradually fade as the body's immune system eliminates the fragmented ink particles. However, multiple treatment sessions are typically required to achieve the desired results, and these sessions are usually scheduled several weeks apart to allow for proper healing.
In addition to following proper post-care instructions, patients should also take steps to protect the treated area from the sun by applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF. Sun exposure can hinder the healing process and increase the risk of hyperpigmentation or other skin complications. It's essential to communicate any concerns or unusual reactions to the practitioner and attend all scheduled follow-up appointments to ensure the healing progress is monitored and adjustments to the treatment plan can be made if necessary. By adhering to these post-care guidelines, patients can promote optimal healing and enhance the overall outcome of their laser tattoo removal journey.
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Dr. Manley can help you with most of your dermatology needs including rashes, acne, rosacea and skin cancer removal. We will do our best to get your skin looking great!