Tattoo – the permanent drawing put in the upper layers of the skin with special dyes. It is safe to remove the tattoo which has ceased to please or got out of shape it is possible mechanically and by means of laser surgery.
Mechanical way of removal of tattoos
Tattoos can be deleted only in specialized institutions: in salon of tattoo, beauty shop or in medical institution. To get rid of the permanent drawing on skin is much more difficult, more expensive and is more painful, than to put it.
The essence of mechanical removal of tattoo is that at the patient under local anesthesia delete the site of skin with tattoo. Operation is performed by stone with diamond covering or special abrasive mill. Skin is erased layer by layer until the drawing disappears. Considerable hypostasis and long healing wound is consequence of this operation. The more the area of tattoo, the trauma after its removal will be more extensive.
After removal of tattoo mechanically it is necessary to look after wound carefully. The injured skin should be contained in sterile conditions before full healing. Such wound can heal several months. If its infection did not manage to be avoided, on the place of tattoo after healing hems and scars can appear.
Removal of tattoos laser
The laser method of removal of tattoos is recognized as safer and less painful way of data of tattoo. The old way of removal of permanent drawings from skin, in fact, was drawing by the laser of thermal burn. The burned layer of epidermis died off, and in process of healing of trauma together with crust also the tattoo descended. The modern way of removal of tattoos the laser has appeared in 2004. It is called method of the selection photocavitation. Not all site of skin, and only painting pigment is affected. Under intensive radiation the part of granules of pigment evaporates, and others break up to fine particles which are brought out of organism in the natural way over time. This way of removal of tattoo is almost painless, does not cause complications, hems or scars. However in such a way to reduce tattoo, several sessions of the selection photocavitation will be required. After each processing by the laser the drawing on skin will brighten until completely disappears. In case of bright and large tattoos the process of removal can drag on from several months to one year. Besides, it is necessary to consider depth of putting paint and quality of ink. As a result of the selection photocavitation, professional paints of tattoo of salons well collapse, and the drawing put with ink from ball pen will be more difficult to be removed.