What is Laser Tattoo Removal?
There may be many reasons why you no longer want a tattoo. Perhaps it reminds you of a painful memory. Maybe it has faded over time or just no longer represents who you are. Regardless of the reason, advances in tattoo removal equipment have made it feasible to lighten and maybe even eliminate the undesired tattoo in its entirety. At Beyond Beautiful Texas in Plano, TX, double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Vu Ho and his skilled aesthetic team offer tattoo removal with the PicoSure® state-of-the-art laser system. The laser device is known to produce better results than traditional tattoo removal technologies and might necessitate fewer treatments.
"Sarah was thorough, professional and kind. The atmosphere is relaxing and the med spa was spotless."- S.S. / Google / Nov 01, 2019
"Had my first hydra facial with Sarah and everything was great! She was so helpful and informative. After many skincare setbacks, I finally feel like my face is in good hands and I couldn’t be happier!! 💕"- L.O. / Google / Feb 07, 2020
"I am so happy with the results! Thank you Dr. Vu Ho - August 2019 I choose Dr.Vu Ho for a mid, lower facelift and am so very happy I did! I had visited with Dr. Vu Ho a few yrs prior but had some unforeseen circumstances, and had to wait. He patiently listened to my wishes to tighten up my jowls, and explained what he could do for me. I am so thankful he was my surgeon as I trusted him wholeheartedly!!Look at my before and after especially the side view!! Thank you Dr. Vu Ho :)"- F. / RealSelf / Feb 03, 2020
"I've been seeing Dr Vu Ho for as many years as he's been in Plano. I recently had my eyelids done (upper blepharoplasty) and I am thrilled with my results. Dr Ho listens and answers all questions. He is so skilled and also so down to earth. His surgical assistant Liz is also wonderful.. personable and caring as well as professional. Over the years I have received Botox and fillers from Dr Ho, and I have always been pleased and never had a problem. Tami and Amber at the front desk are always welcoming, friendly and helpful. They are great ambassadors for the practice. I recently had 3 Fractora treatments from Sarah and she is amazing. She is very experienced and was fun, yes, fun, to have as my aesthetician. I also had a hydra facial with her recently and had an excellent result. I hope Dr Ho never leaves Plano as I can't imagine going anywhere else for my facial "upkeep"". Thanks!"- B.C. / Yelp / Jan 30, 2020
"Immediate results, Dr Ho is amazing! - Dr Ho is amazing! He is honest with his evaluation and sets reasonable expectations on results. I had saggy skin under my chin and he fixed it with threads and Botox. Immediately could see the difference. His staff are super nice as well and the office is nice and clean."- N. / RealSelf / Jan 24, 2020
Laser Tattoo Removal Candidates
There are several factors that could increase the success of your removal procedure. Good candidates for this procedure:
- Have a strong immune system. A strong immune system improves the body’s ability to break down and eliminate the ink properties.
- Are in good overall health. Not smoking and eating a well-balanced diet aid the body’s immune system in performing at full capacity.
- Have a deep contrast between the color of the ink and the pigment of the skin. The greater the contrast, the greater the result.
- Have older tattoos. The older a tattoo is, the better it will respond to treatment.
OUr laser Tattoo removal Technique
As soon as it is decided that your skin is ideal for laser tattoo removal, the tattoo will be prepared with a careful cleansing and an application of numbing cream. The treatment will begin by passing the applicator over the tattooed skin as it emits energy and pulsing laser light. The time it takes to complete the procedure varies and depends on the type and size of the tattoo. In some circumstances, the tattoo will require multiple sessions before obvious results are seen. This will all be discussed during your consultation.
What to Expect
At the end of each treatment, a topical cream will be applied to your treated skin along with bandages to protect the area. You may notice swelling, redness, and sensitivity. You could also feel like you have a sunburn and experience slight scabbing. It is important to adhere to aftercare instructions precisely to speed up the healing process. Once the skin has healed, your next treatment session can be scheduled. Sessions typically will not be scheduled less than 4 – 7 weeks of each other.
Plan Your Procedure
Remove the Past
Tattoos can be beautiful and mesmerizing as a reflection of our self-image and identity. But when we have a tattoo we don't like any longer, the thought of its permanence on the body can be tough to cope with. At Beyond Beautiful Texas, we empathize and want to offer a solution. We utilize a successful, innovative tattoo removal system that offers exciting results to men and women from all around. If you have a tattoo you want to remove or want to know more about the removal process, we invite you to reach out to our facility today. We cannot wait to speak with you.