Due to legislative changes all patients will be required to complete a medical questionnaire during consultation which will be assessed by our resident prescribing medical professional prior to Wrinkle Relaxing injectable treatment.
Laser treatment may sound severe but is actually very sophisticated. It involves using a customised light wave that is right for the specific colouration of the birthmark, a little like broadcasting sound at a particular frequency. Over the course of several treatments the laser breaks down the colouration so that the mark fades and blends in with the surrounding skin, without leaving any scars.
While perfectly safe, laser treatment can be a little uncomfortable, though not intolerably so. Wherever necessary, anaesthetic cream can be applied before treatment to minimise any discomfort that may arise.
There can be some minor side effects such as bruising, though these aren’t long-lasting. It’s also generally best to avoid strong sunlight (or at least use high SPF sun cream) and steer clear of tanning beds in the months immediately after treatment.
Laser Hair Removal vs IPL
Not all Laser Hair Removal treatments are the same. Many clinics offer IPL (intense pulse light) treatments and still call it Laser Hair Removal. These tend to be the offers that you see on popular daily deals websites.
There’s a big difference.
Laser Hair Removal targets the root of the hairs specifically, and is effective on a wide variety of skin tones.
IPL cannot target the hair follicles exclusively and heats the skin during treatment. It can cause damage to darker skin tones.
Are you bored with your tattoo?
Maybe you’re wishing you hadn’t made such a lasting mark on your body.
But how easy is it go get a tattoo removed, and how do you go about it?
Though it may sound simple, several factors come into play when considering removing a tattoo. Removal creams can fail to take off the whole tattoo, whilst other methods involving incisions or burning can cause pain or scarring.
The colours used in the tattoo, as well as its size and density, can all affect the suitability of removal treatment, how long it will take, and how effective it will be. It is essential to discuss these elements with trained professionals, who can steer you in the right direction to ensure the removal of your tattoo in the safest, most effective way for you.
Laser Treatments For Tattoo Removal
Laser tattoo removal is simple, safe, and produces fantastic results. The advanced technology works by allowing the light produced by the laser to pass through the skin and break up the tattoo ink into tiny particles. The body then disposes of these fragments via its immune system. It usually takes several treatment sessions to ensure success, with regular intervals between sessions.
The procedure can cause a stinging sensation, which can be eased by applying a local anaesthetic cream. Some people also experience a lightening or darkening of the affected skin, though in most cases this returns to normal after six months. Redness in the area is common after the procedure, but subsides quickly. The professionals performing the treatment will advise using a high factor sun block while the skin is still sensitive, along with other tips on achieving the best results. It makes sense to take your tattoo to the experts!
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After each treatment, the area may blister; this is quite normal and usually resolves in a few days. Once any blisters or crusts have subsided, the skin around the tattoo will look shiny for a number of weeks. Treatment cannot be repeated until your skin has returned to normal; this will usually take from 4 to 5 weeks.
The highest-risk side effect is skin de-pigmentation (loss of natural skin colour). Because the laser targets dark pigments, the energy is also absorbed by the melanin in the skin. The most frequent side effect is for the natural colour in the skin to ‘bleach’ after a number of treatments. While normal skin pigment will usually recover, it can take months, or even years to do so. As a general guideline, the darker the skin or the more treatments required, the more risk there is of long term de-pigmentation.
Because of the risk of damage to skin pigment, we will not treat tanned skin and will postpone treatment until any sun-tan has faded.
Prices depend on the size of the tattoo, therefore we can only quote at your consultation.
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Put the joy back into holiday, wearing skirts and swimming, with the safe removal of coloured veins on your legs.
How does thread vein removal work?
Thread veins are small blood vessels that can, over time, develop into larger blood vessels. Leg thread veins can be removed quickly and easily leaving your legs smoother and even toned.
There are two treatment options available so you can look forward to beautiful even toned legs.
The end result will be clearer, less defined leg thread veins with benefits seen after just one session.