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By Boulevard Dermatology
May 07, 2019
Category: Skin Conditions
Tags: Tattoo Removed  

Are you sporting a tattoo that you wish never happened? At Boulevard Dermatology in Northeast Philadelphia, board-certified Tattoo Removaldermatologist, Dr. Deirdre Wood, offers safe and effective tattoo removal with the PicoSure laser system. Performed in multiple short treatments over several weeks, this innovative way to remove tattoos produces remarkable results.

Removing tattoos

In the past, doctors and aestheticians have struggled to remove their patients' unwanted tattoos. Certain ink colors (blue and green) are particularly stubborn, and scarring often resulted.

As with any medical issue, treatment by a fully-qualified physician avoids needless complications such as infection, burns, scars and variations in skin texture. In other words, says the American Academy of Dermatology, tattoo removal is best performed by the professionals.

Enter modern tattoo removal through state-of-the-art laser treatments. Your Northeast Philadelphia dermatologist uses the inventive PicoSure laser. This instrument delivers intense, focused beams of light directly under the skin where tattoo ink resides. The light breaks up the ink into tiny particles which the body itself can eliminate naturally.

Several ten-minute treatments produce amazing--and permanent--results. Patients experience only a mild heat sensation and then return to their daily activities right away. The laser works well on all tattoo colors and on most sites on the body, including the abdomen, upper and lower arms, legs and more.

Besides removing typical tattoos, FDA-cleared the PicoSure laser system also eliminates permanent make-up (such as lip liner). Dr.Wood will perform a skin examination and review your medical history before recommending any laser procedure.

Finally, PicoSure is effective on all skin types. It also treats areas of hyperpigmentation from sun exposure, facial wrinkles and stubborn acne scars. Smooth, evenly pigmented skin is the result.

Come see us

Enjoy clearer, tattoo-free skin from your friends at Boulevard Dermatology in Northeast Philadelphia. Call today for an individualized skin consultation with our professional team. We look forward to helping you meet your aesthetic goals. Phone (267) 731-1333.