What is Laser Tattoo Removal?
At Lynch Vein & Aesthetics, we offer laser tattoo removal using the Harmony XL PRO laser system by Alma. This laser device has proven to produce better results than previous tattoo removal systems and may necessitate fewer treatments. Our board-certified general surgeon and medical director, Dr. Matthew Lynch, can provide you with strategic laser tattoo removal in his private Peoria, AZ practice. Of course, you may have many reasons why you no longer want your tattoo. Whatever the reason you have for wanting to eliminate your body art, our advances in tattoo removal equipment have made it feasible to potentially remove the undesired tattoo over time. It will take more than one session to remove a tattoo with our laser equipment. During your consultation, we can discuss the estimated number of sessions needed and fees for your treatment. To learn more about our laser tattoo removal service, please schedule an appointment.
What Are the Benefits of Laser Tattoo Removal?
If you need a tattoo removed, laser removal with the Harmony XL PRO platform at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics is an ideal choice for effective and fast results. Benefits of laser tattoo removal with Dr. Lynch at our Peoria, AZ practice include:
- Harmony XL PRO works on any size and color of tattoo
- Fewer treatments are needed than traditional removal lasers
- The procedure is quick and powerful
- No scarring, very little discomfort, and minimal recovery time
- Skin is completely cleared and can be tattooed again
- The body’s immune system flushes away the broken-down ink
"Absolutely an amazing and very informative doctor, truly!! And great results."- K.G. / Google / Mar 15, 2023
"Dr. Lynch and his staff are amazing! He listened to my concerns and tailored a treatment plan to help meet my goals. He is very thorough, knowledgeable and skilled. I appreciate his honesty and expertise and always feel respected. He’s also a super nice guy that treats you like family."- S.B. / Google / Jan 02, 2023
"Dr. Lynch is great with acne issues. I have struggled with cystic acne for all of my adult life. It has been painful and leaves awful scaring on my face. I did not feel comfortable going out without make up on. I have tried various treatments both orally and topical. Dr. Lynch came up with a treatment plan for me. He was up front and informative as to what I could expect and what I would experience. After my first treatment with Dr. Lynch, I noticed a difference in my acne. It was less painful and less red the next day and even more less going forward. By the third visit I felt comfortable and confident in going out without make up on. I still feel that way and with three kids and a baby, no make up means more free time. Thank you Dr. Lynch!"- A.K. / Google / Sep 23, 2022
"I’ve had a wonderful experience working with Dr. Lynch. He is kind, caring, and compassionate. Every question or concern I’ve had has been addressed with patience and understanding. The results are incredible and I always feel more confident with each visit. Dr. Lynch has built a beautiful new office. I can’t thank you enough for creating such a welcoming environment. The staff is friendly and kind. They treat you like family and make you feel at home. Thank you for such a wonderful experience! I can’t wait to come back!"- K.D. / Google / Jul 15, 2022
"I'm so happy I found out about Dr. Lynch and the vein treatments he offers! He's very kind and friendly, and the office is very clean and beautiful. It was difficult to find someone who would treat facial veins and Dr. Lynch was very reassuring and did a great job."- A.C. / Google / Jul 15, 2022
Can You Remove My Tattoo?
Dr. Lynch will do his best to increase the success of your tattoo reduction at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics. Fitting candidates for laser tattoo removal are healthy and have a strong immune system. Why? A strong immune system improves your body’s ability to help break down the ink within your skin. Also, the greater the contrast is between the ink and the color of your skin will yield better results. It does not matter where the tattoo is located on your skin, however, we will take into consideration:
- The age of the tattoo (new or old)
- The type of ink(s) used in your skin
- The size of the tattoo
- The condition of your skin
We can discuss your tattoo removal in a confidential consultation. Dr. Lynch can give you a detailed explanation of how laser tattoo removal can work for your specific situation. We also want you to keep in mind that you need to have realistic expectations as to how much the laser can do for your skin.
Our Laser Tattoo Removal Technique
There really is no preparation on your part for laser tattoo removal. We will take you to a private treatment room for your session with the Harmony XL PRO laser platform. We will carefully cleanse your skin and apply a numbing agent to your skin to make it more comfortable. Dr. Lynch will then pass the laser application over the tattooed skin. It will release laser light and pulsing energy. The treatment time can vary, depending on the size of the treatment area. In some circumstances, the tattoo will require multiple sessions before obvious results are visible. This will all be discussed with you at your assessment appointment.
What to Expect
Following each treatment, a soothing gel will be applied to your skin along with bandages to protect the area. You may have redness, swelling, and sensitivity. You could also feel like you have a sunburn in the treatment area, which will be followed by minor scabbing. It's important to adhere to aftercare instructions to keep the recovery process on track. The results and appearance of the tattoo vary from patient to patient. After each treatment session, you will see the tattoo become lighter. We can make your next treatment session at the advisement of Dr. Lynch. He generally does not recommend scheduling sessions sooner than 4 – 7 weeks apart.
Laser tattoo removal FAQs
Is laser tattoo removal safe?
Yes, laser tattoo removal is considered to be a safe procedure. The vast majority of people who undergo laser tattoo removal in Peoria, IL, do not experience any significant side effects. The most common side effect is temporary redness and swelling around the treated area. However, this usually goes away within a few days.
How many laser treatments will I need?
The number of treatments you need depends on several factors, including the size, location, and color of your tattoo, as well as your skin type. Most people will need several treatments to completely remove their tattoos. Dr. Lynch will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your individual needs and cosmetic goals.
Why choose us for laser tattoo removal?
Lynch Vein & Aesthetics is the premier destination for laser tattoo removal. Our team members use top tools, technologies, and techniques to perform this popular treatment and we have helped countless people achieve their desired outcomes. We also offer a wide range of other aesthetic services, so you can trust us to help you look and feel your best.
Taking Care of Your Tatted skin
You may have loved that tattoo when you first got it— as your body art may have resembled part of who you were at that time in your life. We understand that things change. It is our hope at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics to perform a service with laser tattoo removal that will help you show who you are today. Dr. Lynch and our aesthetics team invite you to make an appointment at your earliest convenience. We look forward to speaking with you.
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