Alternatives to LASER Tattoo Removal : None that are safe!
Lasers are absolutley the only way to remove a tattoo completely without damaging the skin.
But not all tattoo lasers are the same. Small, inexpensive Passive lasers will only partially fade your tattoo, cannot remove all ink colors and can never completely remove your tattoo. If your tattoo is not showing significant signs of fading after laser treatment, it is likely that you are being treated with this type of laser.
Unfortunately, some people are using other methods of tattoo removal. They are painful and ineffective. The most recent attempt to compete with lasers is a harmful process that involves using a machine similar to a tattoo machine that uses a “proprietary blend” of unknown chemicals and acids that claim to lift the ink out of your skin. This procedure is repeated several times, it is extremely painful, of course causes skin injury and nasty scabs. Your chances of a skin infection are high and when your skin heals, you WILL have an unsightly scar with blurred ink underneath.
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