Laser Tattoo Removal

for Surrey and London

Light Fantastic tattoo removal clinic serves south west London and Surrey. Getting tattoos removed is easier than ever before. Maybe you have embarrassing symbols or bad artwork? The name of an ex partner? You desire a more professional image, or just a change of style.

You need a skilled laser therapist with experience of different skin types and ink colours, who will work at the right depth to remove your tattoos in the fewest treatments. We have many happy clients and testimonials.

Please call us on 01932 252 455 to discuss your tattoos with one of our qualified tattoo removal technicians.

Does laser tattoo removal work?

Success - or partial removal of the tattoo - is affected by many factors:

Remove unwanted tattoos
  • age of tattoo
  • ink used
  • depth
  • ink colour
  • body area
  • healing ability
  • skin type
  • Amateur tattoos are easier to remove than professional tattoos.

How painful is laser tattoo removal?

Some pain, pin prick bleeding and redness, swelling and soreness could be a factor depending on the client's reaction - all temporary and a reasonable payoff to remove unwanted artwork. Each pulse of the laser feels like you are being splashed with hot fat, or pinged with an elastic band. You can use cold compresses to ease the area while healing takes place. The physical 'pain' is of course temporary; many people feel this is a satisfactory trade off for the emotional pain and social problems caused by unwanted ink on their body.

Tattoo removal procedure

We use a Sapphire and Ruby ND/YAG Tattoo Removal Laser. The laser targets the tattoo; the ink absorbs the light energy and breaks down into smaller particles. The body removes the changed ink through the immune system. Treatment time, sessions, price and result depend upon individual tattoos.

Laser tattoo removal on face, before and after photos

Which tattoo ink colours are easiest to remove?

black
red
blue

Pastel ink colours are harder to remove:

light green
pale blue
teal
turquoise
pink

Some tattoo colours are generally unremovable:

green
fluor-escent
white
ultraviolet
skin tones

White and yellow naturally fade. Some colours, such as red, can turn black on treatment: these are then treated as black.

Laser tattoo removal contraindications

As with any cosmetic procedure, safety is important. We cannot conduct a tattoo removal under certain circumstances. These will be discussed in detail when we take your medical history at your consultation.

If you have:

  • active infections
  • inflamed skin
  • immune system disorder
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • bleeding disorders
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vascular disease
  • anaemia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • chronic disease
  • renal failure
  • malignancy
  • multiple sclerosis
  • epilepsy
  • collagen vascular diseases
  • a pacemaker
  • metal pins or plates under tissue to be treated

If you are:

  • pregnant
  • breast feeding
  • tanned in area of tattoo
  • a user of St John's Wort
  • wearing foreign substances in the area

In the last 6 months:

  • chemotherapy
  • Accutane
  • Tretinoin-Retin A
  • treatment for any dermatological condition

In the last 4 to 6 weeks:

  • plucked
  • sugared
  • threaded

Extra precautions necessary:

  • any past allergic reactions (a low reaction may be treated with an antihistamine tablet)
  • Skin type 4 may cause skin changes (a test patch may be tried)
  • any keloid scarring
  • strong antibiotics

 

  • healing problems
  • anyone under 18
  • older clients will take longer to heal
  • AIDS, HIV
  • other immune-compromised patients

Where can I find your Laser Tattoo Removal Clinic?

We are based in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, and regularly see clients from all areas of Surrey and South-West London. You'll find a friendly relaxed atmosphere, and highly experienced staff who will guide you through the process and make you at ease.

Laser tattoo removal prices

Please call us on 01932 252 455 to book your consultation.

THE CONSULTATION

ITEC BABTAC qualified laser & IPL consultant in Surrey

Our experienced laser therapists and the Light Fantastic team will welcome you and assess your skin, diet, lifestyle, general health and problem areas. We offer a friendly, tranquil clinic with refreshments.

Laser Tattoo Removal Video

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Address: 38A High Street, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1DE
Telephone: 01932 252455

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