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PicoSure<sup>®</sup> Tattoo Removal

PicoSure® Tattoo Removal

PicoSure® is the world’s first picosecond laser and the only advanced tattoo removal laser with PressureWave technology, which works with your body to remove unwanted ink. PicoSure® tattoo removal delivers laser energy that specifically targets tattoo ink, resulting in the successful shattering of just the ink particles without harming the surrounding tissue.

Tattoo removal

How Does It Work?

Lasers do not remove tattoos; your body does. Naturally. Let PicoSure® help. During treatments with PicoSure®, PressureWave technology is used to deliver ultra-short pulses of specialized energy to targeted ink particles. These pulses are so rapid they cause a change in pressure that breaks ink apart into tiny dust-like particles. 

These tiny particles are then absorbed by the lymphatic system, a critical part of your body’s immune system, and eliminated naturally.

Is PicoSure® Tattoo Removal Right for Me?

As the leading picosecond laser, PicoSure® can treat all colors of tattoo ink on patients of all skin types, so PicoSure® could likely work for you! Plus, PicoSure® has been shown to remove tattoos in fewer treatments.

PicoSure® tattoo removal works effectively on:

  • Multicolored tattoos, including blues and greens.
  • Hard-to-remove black ink.
  • Stubborn, previously treated tattoos.

Best of all, this tattoo removal device often requires fewer treatments than traditional laser tattoo removal.

Treatments for an average-sized tattoo typically take about 10 minutes, but larger or more complex tattoos can take longer.

Laser tattoo removal has been described as feeling similar to the actual tattooing process. PicoSure® relies on pressure changes instead of just heat to break apart ink particles, but some patients may feel some discomfort. Your treatment provider should be able to provide aids to make your experience more comfortable.

  • The number of treatments needed is dependent on variables such as ink characteristics, size of the tattoo, location on the body, and lifestyle habits.
  • Treatments typically occur every 6-8 weeks, and your treatment provider will develop a treatment plan to meet your individual needs.

Patients and treatment providers have reported better clearance (disappearance) of tattoos with improved recovery time. You can expect excellent results with PicoSure®.

A series of treatments is typically recommended. The number of treatments needed is dependent on variables such as ink type, size of the tattoo, location on the body, lifestyle habits, etc. Work with your provider to come up with a plan that’s right for you!

PicoSure® is designed with safety in mind, and incidents of scarring are very rare. Tattoo removal treatments require lots of energy, and some patients may experience hypopigmentation (a lightening in skin color of the treated area), but this is usually temporary and normal skin is typically restored once healing is complete.

Before and After Photos

Schedule PicoSure® Tattoo Removal in Cary or Raleigh, North Carolina

Eliminate unwanted ink with PicoSure® tattoo removal here at Avail Aesthetics. Only a handful of sessions are needed to get the results you want. To get started, simply click the button below or give our office a call at (919) 322-5440 today.