New laser technology aids in tattoo removal with less chance of skin damage

New, advanced laser can remove tattoos with less chance of skin damage

New laser technology can help remove your skin-deep regrets. 

The new technology, PiQ04, allows for fewer treatments and comes with a smaller chance of skin damage after tattoos are removed.

Each session takes a few minutes; however, the number of treatments that a patient needs can differ based on their skin color and the size of the tattoo. 

"We're just not seeing the scarring and change in color of the skin that we used to see with older technologies," said Dr. Mitchell Chasin, Medical Director of Reflections Center for Skin and Body.

Treatments cost several hundred dollars a session and other than some redness and tenderness, most patients don't have any major side effects.