Comprised of a diverse range of colors and particle sizes, removal of tattoos represents a formidable challenge. Ink particles come in many different sizes and formations, and tattoos come in a variety of colors. For effective treatments, multiple wavelengths delivered at high power, and the ability to target and treat at depth are critical.
1 Taylor CR, Anderson RR, Gange RW, Michaud NA, Flotte TJ. Light and electron microscopic analysis of tattoos treated by Q-switched ruby laser.