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California dermatologist describes laser tattoo removal

At The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute in California, we have seen many patients come through our practice interested in tattoo removal. It used to be that tattoos were permanent. Nothing could take them off the skin. However, with improved technologies, medical professionals have been able to find a way to break down the inks used in tattoos with laser therapy.

Laser tattoo removal has become increasingly popular as patients realize how treatment can dramatically change their confidence and appearance. Patients who have tattoos on their body that are embarrassing, poorly done, or located in areas that may affect their career choices are excited to learn that they can have them removed with laser therapy. Laser treatment is provided to break down the ink pigmentations used to create the tattoo and help the body absorb them providing for a clean, fresh area of skin once again! Patients are excited to live their life without painful or embarrassing reminders of the past.

Patients must first consult with Dr. Christine Lee to determine candidacy for treatment. Laser tattoo removal does require patients to schedule several sessions. This allows for the gradual reduction of the tattoo. Some tattoos may require more treatments than others. The factors that contribute to more treatment sessions include higher quality inks, length of time the tattoo has been on the skin, the color of the patient’s skin, and the color of the inks used in the tattoo design. The size of the tattoo may also require several treatments to perform in “sections” for improved comfort.

If you live in or around the Walnut Creek community and you are interested in permanently removing a tattoo on the body without harming the surrounding skin, now is a great time to book an appointment. Dr. Christine Lee and her team of professionals at The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute are here to assist patients in looking and feeling better about the way they look and achieve a more attractive appearance. For many, this means removing tattoos that may be holding them back in personal and business relationships, or causing them to feel embarrassed about the way they look.

Dermatologist describes laser tattoo removal, California
Dr. Christine Lee

Dr. Min-Wei Christine Lee

Dr. Christine Lee is a Board-certified Dermatologist with sub-specialties in laser surgery, cosmetic surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, facial plastic reconstruction, and dermatologic surgery. She leads The Skin And Laser Treatment Institute as its Director and serves as Clinical Faculty for the Department of Dermatologic Surgery at the University of California San Francisco. Patients travel from across the globe for her expertise, and Dr. Lee has trained thousands of stateside and international doctors.

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