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How Long Does It Take To Fully Remove a Tattoo?

By dan | Feb 11, 2019 | Laser Tattoo Removal | 0 Comments

…Just 16 minutes!

How long does it take to remove a tattoo?

  • Are you fed up looking at your tattoo?
  • Are you embarrassed by your tattoo?
  • Was your tattoo never applied in the way that you wanted?

Then you may be wondering how long it takes, on average, to fully remove your tattoo with laser tattoo removal

…your tattoo can be fully removed in just 16 minutes!

Ok, so it will be spread over one year with a two minute treatment every 8 weeks, but in total the treatment will take approx. 16 minutes. A fair bit faster than actually getting your tattoo! This is based on a tattoo approximately 7cm square.

Even if you have a much larger tattoo, such as a full sleeve, we can split your arm into four sections and treat every two weeks, therefore keeping to the same timescale of one year.

We treat the same tattooed area every eight weeks even though we can treat after six weeks safely. This is because we need to give your body a chance to digest and dispose of the ink. If we interrupt that process then we aren’t letting your body do its job.

The PicoSure Laser that we use at Zapp Laser Studio is the fastest, safest and most effective laser in the world for tattoo removal. It is up to 3 times faster than a standard Q-Switched laser at removing your tattoo, can treat all colours and on average will take just 8 treatments. It fires at ten shots per second which means that treatments are much quicker than other lasers which mostly fire at just one shot per second!

To summarise, whilst treatments will vary from tattoo to tattoo, you can expect your tattoo to be fully removed after 6 and 12 sessions, each about 6 to 8 weeks apart. It’s always important to follow aftercare instructions between treatments.

Erase the Past – Embrace the Future.

We are all unique and so are your tattoos. Therefore treatment plans and their success can differ from client to client. This is based on an average. Some tattoos are removed in four treatments and others can take much longer than eight. For more accurate information about how the treatment experience would be for you we suggest you book in for a consultation.

Dan and Rhona.
Zapp Laser Studio

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