Frequently Asked Questions
The number of treatments a patient will need depends on a variety of factors including the size, age, colors, and location of your tattoo. Ink density, ink type, and patient health also affect the number of treatments you will need. Clean Slate Ink best estimates the number of treatments your unique tattoo will need based on these factors. Most tattoos require 5 to 10 treatments for complete removal.
Does the laser hurt?
Laser tattoo removal is often compared to a rubber band being snapped against the skin. Patients with a lower pain tolerance have said the laser feels like getting a tattoo applied all over again. Overall, the procedure is tolerable. Luckily, laser tattoo removal is a very quick procedure that can last between 1 to 15 minutes depending on how small or large your tattoo is. Clean Slate Ink has invested in the Zimmer Cryo cooling device to help mitigate any pain and provide maximum skin numbing before, during, and after your treatment.
How much does a treatment cost?
Clean Slate Ink determines the price of each treatment based on the size of your tattoo. Our prices start as low as $99 and all consultations are complimentary. We also offer treatment packages and special discounts to reduce the overall cost of treatment. Visit our pricing page for more information.
Are there any side effects?
Patients may experience temporary redness, itchiness, swelling, scabbing, and blistering following a treatment. All of these side effects are natural reactions to the laser and heal with proper aftercare. Our Trinity laser is FDA-approved and delivers safe treatments without any scarring. Patients are highly advised to follow aftercare instructions outside of our clinic to ensure the best results.
Can you remove a portion of my tattoo or fade it down for a cover-up?
Absolutely! Our laser can target and remove specific parts of a tattoo while leaving the surrounding ink untouched. Laser tattoo removal is also ideal for patients interested in getting a cover-up tattoo. Lightening a tattoo creates a cleaner canvas for your tattoo artist to work on, giving them more room for creativity and a wider range of ink colors to use aside from black ink.