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Picocare 450 Laser

Tattoo Removal

Young woman under going tattoo removal procedure.

Approximately 30 percent of Americans have one or more tattoos -- and about one-quarter of them wish they didn't. Before you search online for "tattoo removal near me," you should know that our team at Shasta Meadows Wellness Center can make the process easier through our state-of-the-art laser tattoo removal in Redding CA.

Introducing Picocare 450 : 

Finally, a new era in skin treatments, pigmentation, and tattoo removal has arrived. With a power output of more than 2 GW, Picocare 450 is the first and only 250 picosecond ultra-short pulse laser in the world. 

It proudly eliminates pigment and tattoos more quickly and is safer than any other laser on the market. Picocare 450 is FDA and CE cleared.

How it Works:

Picocare 450 has a unique power profile in addition to speed. The Picocare 450 gentle, ultra-short pulse length allows your provider to safely deliver 50% more energy than before, removing pigment and tattoos faster than ever before. 

Picocare 450 laser tattoo removal procedure

During Picocare 450 treatments, ultra-short pulses of specialized energy are delivered to targeted ink particles using SRT Technology. Rapid pressure impact brought on by these pulses fragments ink into microscopic dust particles. The lymphatic system, an integral aspect of your immune system, then takes in and eliminates these microscopic particles.

The Picocare 450 is an exciting advancement over previous tattoo removal treatments since it allows patients with a wide range of tattoo ink colors and skin types to benefit. Your skin will be changed from the inside out using a high-intensity, ultra-short pulse picosecond laser beam. The Picocare 450 removes black and multicolored tattoos as well as benign pigmented lesions (dark patches), wrinkles, and acne scars.

Traditional tattoo removal lasers, such as Q-switched and previous picosecond technology, could only handle light skin tones and tattoos with black or blue ink. The heat generated during the removal procedure resulted in an increase in scar development as well as skin discoloration in the form of hypopigmentation(lightening of the skin) or hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin) (darkening of the skin). 

Modern tattoos frequently incorporate a variety of colors and pigments, which can be difficult to remove with ordinary or traditional laser technology, but not with Picocare 450. The Picocare 450 delivers more energy, in a safer manner, while successfully erasing more colors and ink densities than any other tattoo removal laser in history, thanks to its unique 250 picoseconds extremely short pulse duration, and 2GW peak power profile.

What Areas Can Picocare 450 Treat?

Woman under going Picocare 450 laser tattoo removal procedure at the back of her ear.

Does it Hurt?

If the sensation felt during the Picocare 450 tattoo removal procedure could be described, it would most likely be a "small rubber band splitting on the skin."It is a relatively comfortable procedure that causes less discomfort than getting a tattoo. 

The laser's unique technology and speed make tattoo removal a breeze. The ultra-short duration of energy is extremely powerful and precise in targeting only the skin with ink while conserving and avoiding the healthy skin around it. This technique provides a more comfortable experience than ever before since less skin is damaged and fewer nerve endings are triggered, resulting in less pain.

Which Colors Can Picocare 450 Treat?

With confidence: ALL!!!

How Long is a Picocare 450 treatment?

Everything depends on how big of a tattoo you want to get rid of. While some tattoos may take up to 30 minutes to finish, a small one-line tattoo can be done in less than 5 minutes. Majesty is the fastest laser tattoo removal procedure.

Can those with Dark, Olive, or Black Skin Receive This Treatment?

The FDA has approved  Picocare 450 for tattoo removal in ALL skin types ( I-VI). The cutting-edge pico technology with SRTultra short pulse duration isolates inked areas from healthy skin, minimizing the risk of problems including scarring and hypo-or hyperpigmentation, especially in skin types III and higher (Hispanic, Asian, or Black.)

Benefits of Laser Tattoo Removal

Image of woman's leg before and after Picocare 450 laser tattoo removal procedure.

Laser tattoo removal offers many advantages over other forms of tattoo removal. If you opt for this approach, you can enjoy benefits such as:

What to Expect During Treatment

Man under going tattoo removal procedure on his hands.

The Treatment Procedure

A laser tattoo removal session involves several steps. The following list includes some typical elements of a treatment session.

Young woman under going tattoo removal procedure.

Tattoo Removal Aftercare

Scabbing, blistering, peeling, and flaking are all normal following tattoo removal. Avoid picking at the skin, which might delay healing and cause an infection. Wash the treatment site gently twice a day, adding a layer of petroleum jelly for protection. Cover the skin to shield it from sunlight or use an SPF-30 sunscreen while it heals.

Call Shasta Meadows Wellness Center Today To Start Your Tattoo Removal Treatment

Shasta Meadows Wellness Center can help you rid yourself of your tattoos as effectively as possible. Contact us today to schedule tattoo removal in Redding CA.