How Tattoo Removal Works

In order to understand how tattoo removal works, it is important to understand why tattoos are permanent. When you get a tattoo, the needle places ink particles into your second layer of skin. Your immune system's white blood cells are tiny compared to the larger ink particles and are unable to break them down and remove them from your body.

As you can see below, the ink molecules are much larger than your white blood cells. A white blood cell trying to engulf an ink particle would be “like a human trying to take a bite out of an elephant.”

Clean Slate Laser uses the industry’s best lasers and our own unique approach to target these large ink molecules and shatter them into tiny particles that are small enough for your immune system to flush away. Our approach was developed specifically to achieve maximum destruction to ink pigments, in the fewest number of treatments possible, while limiting trauma or permanent damage to the surrounding skin tissue.

Different lasers and wavelengths are used, depending on variables such as ink color and skin tone. After a laser session, we wait a minimum of 3 months before re-lasering. That gives your skin time to heal completely and gives your immune system plenty of time to flush out the shattered ink particles. Once everything is healed, we repeat the process until your tattoo is completely gone (or light enough for a desired cover-up).

 

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    Staten Island, NY 10306

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    Huntington, NY 11743

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    Wayne, NJ 07470

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    377 South 1st Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11211

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