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Fast, affordable, pain-free tattoo removal in Los Angeles

Over the past few decades, tattoos have become an increasingly popular way to adorn and decorate the skin. However, due to work obligations or a simple change of heart, there are many clients who wish to remove their original artwork, restoring the skin to its pristine, dye-free condition. In the past, tattoo removal was an expensive, invasive procedure that often required surgery, dermabrasion or painful CO2 lasers, treatments that left unsightly scarring and sustained discomfort. Today, an innovative new technology featuring Q-switched lasers accomplishes the removal of ink particles through intense micro-blasts of directed energy, dissolving the tattoo without causing any harm to the surrounding tissue.

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How do Q-switched lasers work to remove tattoos?

Q-switched lasers function by emitting energy pulses at a rapid rate lasting just billionths of a second. These beams of energy decimate the tattoo's ink molecules, but are retracted so quickly that the rest of the skin is left unharmed and unscarred. This process is known as 'selective photothermolysis'. After the ink particles are broken up, the body's immune system eliminates them as waste. Treatment with the Q-switched laser tends to be less painful than getting a tattoo in the first place, and most will experience only mild discomfort. Whether you are looking to remove a traditional tattoo performed by a professional, or a street tattoo from an amateur, the Q-switched laser will get the job done.

Searching for the best tattoo removal in Beverly Hills

Just as you probably sought out the most talented and qualified artist to apply your tattoo, it's advisable to seek an experienced, board certified laser specialist for tattoo removal to ensure your safety and comfort. Your procedure will be performed in our immaculate and convenient state-of-the-art surgical center, where Dr. Lahijani will insist you receive the most comprehensive care available. We use the exceptional Sandstone Medical Ultralight II Laser System, one of the best in its class. This particular laser is extremely gentle, and is ideal for removing tattoos even in sensitive regions of the body, such as from the neck, hands or face.

Scheduling a consultation

It’s easy to get started on your path to removing an unwanted tattoo. Dr. Lahijani offers a confidential, complimentary consultation, during which he will examine your tattoo, address your questions and concerns, and provide a clear roadmap for its elimination. Our vast library of before and after photos can also help you to accurately anticipate your results. To better meet the demands of our busy clientele, we offer appointments in Los Angeles, Palmdale and Valencia. At each location you will find the same level of comfort, attention and respect, hallmarks of Dr. Saul Lahijani.

What can I expect from the procedure?

To qualify for removal, tattoos must be at least six months old. The procedure works best on skin that has not been unduly exposed to the sun. Depending on the placement, depth and size of the tattoo, Dr. Lahijani will recommend a series of sessions, usually between 6 and 12, spaced approximately 6 to 8 weeks apart. It's important to bear in mind that black ink is easier to remove than colored inks, so this too will play a role in the number of treatments required to completely remove the artwork. In general, a gradual approach to tattoo removal is preferable, as this is the best way to avoid scarring.

Before the laser is applied, the tattooed area of the skin is numbed with a topical anesthesia and the patient's eyes are shielded with protective eyewear. In certain cases, the doctor may approve a local anesthetic. After the laser treatment is finished, a healing ointment is applied to the skin and the region is dressed with a bandage. Redness, minor bleeding and blistering are normal, and should abate within hours. Pain medications, antibiotic creams and Neosporin will be made available to you should you need them. The tattoo then slowly fades over the course of a month or two, while the body's white blood cells remove the ink particles dislodged by the laser.

Schedule a Consultation

With four convenient office suites to choose from in Beverly Hills, Palmdale, Upland and Valencia, clients seeking rejuvenation can find the perfect location to suit their busy lifestyle. During your consultation, Dr. Lahijani will examine you, take down your medical history, review before and after photos, and create a personalized treatment plan customized to your body. If you are looking for a full body contouring makeover, the doctor can also give you information about additional procedures at this time, as one major benefit of combining treatments is less overall downtime for the patient.

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Valencia, CA 91355
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Palmdale, CA 93551
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Upland, CA 91786
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