Tattoo Removal Methods

Tattoo Removal Methods - Intense Pulsed Light

Facts About Intense Pulsed Light

The IPL was used before Q-switched lasers came on the market and are still used from time to time. The pulse duration or time the light energy is on the skin with an IPL effectively removes ink. However, one of the major concerns when using an IPL machine is that the pulse is too long and damages the surrounding tissue. The risk of hyperpigmentation problems is higher than with laser, especially for darker skin types.