Post-Care

  • Aloe Vera can be used twice daily or more to help cool the skin initially and aid in the healing process.
  • Savlon can be used to keep the area clean and free of infection.
  • No sun exposure for atleast 1 month post treatment to reduce any adverse affects.
  • Do not rub/scratch/create friction as this could increase the chance of blistering and thus the risk of infection.
  • Do not pick any scabs or burst any blisters, thus reducing the risk of infections.
  • Do not excessively soak your skin or leave it perpetually wet until it has healed.
  • Do not wear makeup, cream or medication on the area unless recommended by your laser specialist or a doctor for 48 hours.
  • Avoid high pressure water, only gently cleanse with mild or non perfumed soap, then pat dry.
  • Avoid swimming, hot tubs etc as all these activities can increase the chance of infection.
  • Please wear sunblock with an SPF of 50 or higher for 3 months after treatment.
  • If required, you can utilise a cold flannel or cool pack at home to help with any swelling or discomfort.
  • Antihistamines can be taken at the recommended amount to assist with any potential itching if required.

 

Tattoo removal treatment may create a superficial burn wound. Some clients may experience swelling, bruising or light blistering. There is sometimes an immediate whitening of the treated area, this will normally only last for several minutes. Some clients can develop blisters, crusts or scabs within 12-72 hours, which may last for 1-2 weeks or more.

The treated areas may be pink or pale after the scab separates. Loss of skin pigment in the treated area can occur and is usually temporary. Healing is usually complete in these situations in 6-8 weeks.

If you have any extreme reactions, you should contact 999 go to the emergency department.

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