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Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Tattoo Removal in Birmingham, AL

At Dr. Ink Eraser, a laser tattoo removal clinic located in Birmingham, AL, we hear many questions from patients about tattoo removal. Here are a few frequently asked questions we’ve received from clients and patients at our Birmingham location: Can you completely remove a tattoo? Laser tattoo removal is by far the most effective and […]

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Typical Timeframe for Laser Tattoo Removal

How long does it take to remove a tattoo? Laser tattoo removal can take at least 8 months to successfully remove an unwanted tattoo, and it’s common to really start noticing your tattoo fading within the first 3 removal sessions. However, the amount of time can vary for many reasons: No such thing as an […]

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How Painful Is Laser Tattoo Removal?

How Painful Is Laser Tattoo Removal? Does laser tattoo removal hurt? You probably experienced some pain while getting your tattoo; so it may not come as much of a surprise to you that removing a tattoo will involve some pain, too.  Laser tattoo removal is not a pain-free process, but if you really want to […]

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Types of Lasers Used for Laser Tattoo Removal

Lasers have been used to remove tattoos since the 1970s. The lasers first used for tattoo removal were argon and carbon dioxide lasers. Neither of these lasers were “pulsed,” which means the skin was constantly exposed to the heat from these lasers. As a result of this, argon and carbon dioxide lasers almost always left […]

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When To Expect Your Tattoo to Fade After Removal

What does fading have to do with laser tattoo removal? When you get a tattoo, needles inject ink deep within the skin, where your body’s lymphatic system (which the immune system is part of) will break down the ink into smaller particles it will flush out, usually through urine. This is why tattoos fade over […]

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How Many Sessions Are Needed for Laser Tattoo Removal?

One of the most common concerns laser tattoo removal clients have before they start the removal process is the number of sessions it will take for the tattoo to be completely removed. Though Dr. Ink Eraser cannot guarantee the number of sessions your tattoo will need, we can provide you with a quote that includes […]

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