Tattoo Removal

Jazzi Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine located in Lexington, KY & Philadelphia, PA

If you have a tattoo you hate, don’t worry we can help! Laser Tattoo Removal is available at Jazzi Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine. Rohrer Aesthetic Lasers have made it easy to remove a wide variety of tattoo pigments. We offer local numbing for patients to make this process as comfortable as possible for our patients. The laser targets pigment in the skin breaking down the ink over a period of time where the tattoo will no longer be visible!

Tattoo Removal Q & A

What kind of laser does Jazzi Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine?

 

We use a Q-switch Yag laser.

 

Are there any restrictions before Tattoo Removal?

 

  • No bleaching or exfoliating within 48 hours before the treatment

  • Please notify the clinical staff if you use Blood Thinners, Fish Oils, Vitamin E, or NSAIDs

 

Do you all offer numbing?

 

All of our patients will receive Lidocaine injections prior to their treatment.

 

What does Tattoo Removal feel like?

 

Since we offer Lidocaine injections, the majority of patients say they feel nothing. However, it can feel like a hot rubber band snaps.

 

What can I expect after my treatment?

 

  • The area can blister/raise for a few days after

  • Keep the area covered for 48 hours after treatment and apply Bacitracin 

  • No exercise for 24 hours 

  • Avoid sun exposure completely for 10 days on the treated area

  • Healing takes about 2 weeks, and the tattoo will continue fading for about 8 weeks

  • Tattoo Removal typically takes 6-12 treatments depending on the bodies clearance of the color

  • Scabbing can occur, do not pick or scratch as this can cause scarring

  • Itching is also common, do not scratch. We recommend smacking the skin to remove the itch

 

How long do I have to wait between each treatment?

 

Your tattoo can be treated every 6 weeks.

 

Tattoo Removal Before & After