PicoSure is the world’s first picosecond laser and the only advanced laser tattoo removal system with PressureWave technology, which works with your body to remove unwanted ink. Our nursing staff is among the most experienced Palo Alto and San Jose laser tattoo removal experts which is why Illuminate was named the Northern California Center of Excellence for the PicoSure laser.
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The PicoSure laser is the most advanced tattoo removal laser of its kind, requiring fewer sessions and less downtime. It uses PressureWave technology, which involves delivering extremely short bursts of specialized energy that targets ink particles. The rapid pulses create pressure that breaks up those ink particles, which are then flushed out of your body through your lymphatic system. This targeted approach means complete and effective laser tattoo removal San Jose and Palo Alto patients can receive, without any damage to their surrounding healthy skin.
We recommend that patients opt for a topical numbing medication prior to treatment. Once the area has been prepared, we can begin treatment. With the PicoSure laser Palo Alto or San Jose patients can feel minimum discomfort when numbing agents are applied, and treatments are always quick when compared to lesser laser tattoo removal services out there. The typical-sized tattoo takes about ten minutes to treat.
There may be some slight soreness where the PicoSure laser has been used on your skin, but it should fade quickly. More aggressive treatments may cause the skin to blister or raise, but this resolves in a few days. We advise patients to keep their tattoo covered for the first 24 hours after treatment and avoid soaking in tubs or pools for about two weeks. Treatments are typically spaced 8-12 weeks apart from each other.
With PicoSure laser Palo Alto & San Jose patients will see changes to their tattoo almost immediately, with continued improvement over the next 6-8 weeks.* Multiple sessions are required in order to achieve the best outcome.
Our San Jose & Palo Alto laser tattoo removal with PicoSure successfully treats tattoos that have been resistant to treatment with traditional q-switched laser technologies. It is one of few lasers that are FDA approved to treat black, blue, green, red, orange and yellow ink.
Using the PicoSure laser the cost of tattoo removal in San Jose or Palo Alto tends to average between $300 and $1000 per treatment. Naturally, the size and complexity of your tattoo will play a large part in determining the cost per session. Our patients have been very happy using services like CareCredit and Alphaeon for financing. Many of our patients will choose to apply for credit cards with longer terms at 0% interest.
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