December 8, 2017
History of Tattoo removal – Laser tattoo removal Melbourne
Tattoos are documented as first appearing about 5000 years ago and the want to remove them, has probably existed just as long. Early attempts to remove tattoos included sanding, cutting, and burning of the skin, which obviously left scarring. These removal techniques were replaced by surgery, dermabrasions, salabrasions, and C02 lasers, which still left scarring and could not differentiate tattoo colours.
Lasers – Laser tattoo removal Melbourne
The advent of Q-switched lasers in the early 1990’s permitted the removal of darker tattoo inks. Very high powered Q-switched lasers, developed in the late 1990’s, were capable of removing multiple tattoo inks. The laser uses an intense beam of light and sound to break up ink and remove and lighten the tattoo, without harming the surrounding healthy skin cells. The light energy is delivered in a nanosecond burst.
Laser tattoo removal is the current treatment of choice for its safety, comfort and efficacy. The laser directly targets the tattoo pigment with short bursts of high-intensity light, but spares surrounding skin. Depending on the size of your tattoo, treatment times vary from about 1 to 20 minutes, with usually downtime. Treatments are every 6 weeks to allow time for the natural removal of the ink. You will see results, soon after your first treatment.
Doff&Flux Laser tattoo removal Melbourne
At Doff&Flux, we are proud to be the first Clinic in Melbourne to use the World class Fotona QX Max Q-Switch Nanosecond Laser, the highest performance, and best made laser system in the world. It’s light energy is so powerful, so pure, it has the ability to penetrate into the deeper lying pigments and lighten or remove the most complex, multi coloured tattoos. Including purple, orange, yellow, green, sky blue and pigmented lesions without damaging the outer layer or surrounding skin.
Doff&Flux offer complete removal, lightening and modification of tattoos. Given the precision of our equipment, partial tattoo removal is also available. For example removing a name, without disturbing the surrounding tattoo. We encourage clients to consider fading an existing tattoo to create the opportunity for a perfect tattoo cover-up. We welcome input from Tattooist to best determine the level of fade required for your cover up.
Doff&Flux is conveniently located at Level 3, 313 Lt. Collins st, Melbourne. With no post treatment downtime, a quick work time or lunchtime treatment is an option. Call 9663 0845 or visit www.doffandflux.com.au to arrange an appointment.
Fading or removing that tattoo is now a lot safer and easier than you might think.