According to recent surveys, there are approximately 20 million people in the UK with tattoos, and 1 in 5 would like them removed.
Traditional laser tattoo removal treatments require anything from 10-20 sessions spaced 6-8 weeks apart, depending on variables such as type and colour of ink used. The downtime can be very inconvenient and can take up to 2 years.
But, the most significant advance in laser tattoo removal for a generation means you have another option.
The future is here… PicoSure
It is the world’s first safe and effective aesthetic laser that uses picosecond technology. Ultra-short pulse bursts of energy are delivered to the skin in just trillionths of a second. Clinical studies show that PicoSure is able to treat multi-coloured (including stubborn blues and greens), and complex tattoos more efficiently, with more significant removal in much less time. Even dark, stubborn blue and green inks, as well as previously-treated, recalcitrant tattoos can be removed.
Why choose PicoSure for tattoo removal?
- Fewer treatments than traditional lasers (3x)
- Same cost or less overall
- Much faster removal of most tattoo inks
- Much more effective for blues and greens
- Specific 532nm hand piece for red ink
- Much more thorough ink particle destruction even on previously treated tattoos
- Reduced side effects
- Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for tattoo removal
PicoSecond versus NanoSecond Technology
Traditional nanosecond lasers predominately rely on photothermal action, delivering heat to the pigment and surrounding tissue.
PicoSure takes advantage of PressureWave Technology to shatter the target ink into tiny particles that are easily eliminated by the body.
Ultra-short Pulse Duration Is the Difference
Picosecond pulse width is 100X shorter than nanosecond technology.
Only ultrashort pulse durations trigger photomechanical effect.
With this short pulse width, half the fluence is required compared to Q-Switched nanosecond laser.
Boost Adjustable Pressure
Boost amplifies PicoSure’s PressureWave™ to levels never before possible. Magnifying pressure 70% and shortening pulse widths to 550ps, allows for unprecendented treament options. Boost is ideal for recalcitrant tattoos and enhanced shattering of pigment for optimized results.
More about Picosure
Find out more about PicoSure laser tattoo removal at www.picosure.com