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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Our Locations

White Plains (Home Office)

280 Mamaroneck Ave, Suite 208
White Plains, New York 10605
(FREE parking in the rear)
Open Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri + 2 Saturdays per month

Call: (914) - 949 - 7943 Text: (914) - 217 - 7987


Inkology Tattoo Art Gallery
270 W 36th, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018
Open Mon-Thur 11:00am-7:00pm,
Fridays 11:00am-5:30pm + 2 Saturdays per month

Call: (914) - 949 - 7943 Text: (914) - 217 - 7987

Staten Island

Bullseye Tattoo
282 New Dorp Lane
Staten Island, NY 10306
Open Thursdays 11:00am-7:00pm

Call: (914) - 949 - 7943 Text: (914) - 217 - 7987

Long Island

Afterlife Gallery
400 W Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY 11743
Open Mondays and Tuesdays 11:00am-7:00pm + 1 Saturday per month

Call: (914) - 949 - 7943 Text: (914) - 217 - 7987

New Jersey

High Mountain Health
246 Hamburg Turnpike # 205,
Wayne, NJ 07470
Open Mondays 12:00-6:00, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am-5:00pm + 1 Saturday per month

Call: (914) - 949 - 7943 Text: (914) - 217 - 7987


EverBlack Tattoo Studio
377 South 1st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Call: (914) - 949 - 7943 Text: (914) - 217 - 7987