PicoWay Laser Tattoo Removal: A Comprehensive Review

PicoWay Laser Tattoo Removal: A Comprehensive Review

Do you have a tattoo you hate? Instead of covering it up all the time, you can get laser tattoo removal using the latest PicoWay laser. This technology promises to erase all your inked regrets in the safest and most reliable way. But does it live up to the hype?

In this Pico laser review, we’re going to delve into this technology, its benefits, how it works on tattoo removal, and where you can get the treatment. Keep reading to see if this is the solution you want to erase your unwanted tattoos permanently!

What’s the PicoWay® Laser?

PicoWay Laser Tattoo Removal: A Comprehensive Review

The Candela PicoWay is an advanced laser system that uses ultra-short pulse durations. This creates a photoacoustic effect on the skin, allowing the laser to target ink pigments while keeping the epidermis intact.

Unlike old lasers, the PicoWay laser machine minimizes skin heating to prevent damaging the surrounding tissues. At the same time, the laser pulses are ultra-fast and ultra-short to minimize discomfort.

Moreover, the PicoWay laser is designed to work from the inside out. This explains why it’s effective in targeting lesions and unwanted tattoos without harming the surrounding skin.

Still, it’s best to consult with a reliable provider to discuss what you need to know about this laser tattoo removal treatment.

Is the PicoWay® laser tattoo removal effective?

Our client tattoo removal reviews are proof that this treatment is indeed effective when it comes to erasing unwanted tattoos. Depending on the size of your tattoo and its colors, even a single session will show substantial results.

If you’re still not convinced, here’s a quick look at how the PicoWay laser erases tattoos quickly:

So, how does the Pico Way laser tattoo removal work? When the laser beams hit the skin underneath, they break up ink into tiny particles. Once the ink clusters are broken down, your body will naturally eliminate the toxins. From there, your tattoo will start to fade and totally removed after a few laser sessions.

Now, this leads us to another question: how many laser tattoo removal sessions do you need?

On average, most of our clients need 3 to 7 sessions to eliminate their unwanted tattoos completely. However, we also have to factor in the tattoo size, location, ink intensity, and colors. Most of the time, hard-to-remove colors like green and blue will need more sessions.

If you want to know exactly how many Pico Way tattoo removal sessions you need, call us, and our specialist will advise you.

PicoWay® before and after photos

Are you curious about the PicoWay before and after results? Check these comparisons from our previous clients to see for yourself:

Who is a good candidate for PicoWay® tattoo removal?

Most adults are good candidates for PicoWay tattoo removal. It’s suitable for all tattoo colors, sizes, skin colors, and skin types.

Here are some of the best candidates for this treatment based on our expert assessment:

  • Clients with an unwanted tattoo
  • Those who have permanent makeup that they want to remove.
  • People who don’t have a severe allergy to tattoo ink
  • Those who have faded, blurry, or blown-out tattoos.

If you’re one of these people, our Candela PicoWay laser tattoo removal treatment is surely a great solution. It’s safe for every body part, even tattoos on sensitive areas.

However, there are some exemptions when it comes to who can get this treatment. Here are some situations and conditions when we don’t recommend this procedure:

Avoid laser tattoo removal if…

  • You have injuries or skin irritations in the treatment area.
  • You’re currently pregnant, breastfeeding, or have missed your period (possibility of pregnancy).
  • You have a history of abnormal scarring.
  • You’re currently taking medications that make your skin sensitive to light.
  • You have tanned (real or fake) the tattooed area.

If you’re still unsure if PicoWay laser tattoo removal is right for you, feel free to contact us at Pure Skin Laser Center. Our specialist can give you a quick consultation to see if this is the best solution for your unwanted ink.

How much does PicoWay® laser cost for tattoo removal?

Here at Pure Skin Laser Center, our laser tattoo removal starts at $160 per session for tattoo up 2 square inches. Here’s a quick rundown of how much our laser tattoo removal costs:

  • 2 square inches -$160 per session
  • 3 to 5 square inches – $225 per session
  • 6 to 9 square inches – $325 per session
  • 10 to 14 square inches -$450 per session
  • 15 to 40 square inches – $600 per session

Take note that this is our pricing as of March 2024 and may change without prior notice. To confirm our prices, feel free to visit our laser tattoo removal page to learn more.

Aftercare expectations for the PicoWay® laser

Does the laser tattoo removal hurt? Based on our clients’ Pico laser reviews, the treatment has a tolerable level of discomfort. They describe the sensation as a rubber band snapping on their skin.

However, we can also apply a topical numbing cream to ensure your session is as comfortable as possible.

Aside from that, you need to be realistic about the PicoWay tattoo removal before and after results. While a single session can yield obvious changes, it’s not enough to erase an entire tattoo. We always recommend booking multiple sessions for the best results (plus you get up to 20% OFF when you book at least 6 sessions!).

Also, there will be temporary side effects, which is true for all laser treatments. The treated area will be reddish, slightly swollen, and sensitive for a few days. This is normal and will resolve on its own.

PicoWay® vs Q-Plus EVO: which is better?

Both the PicoWay and Q-Plus EVO are popular Candela technologies used for tattoo removal and a variety of other skin treatments.

Generally, the PicoWay uses picosecond technology that offers faster and more precise results for tattoo removal.

On the other hand, the Q-switched Nd: YAG laser of Q-Plus EVO is effective for a wide range of skin problems, including tattoos. While you’ll need more sessions here for tattoo removal, it’s a good option if you also want to target other skin lesions.

But overall, why choose if you can try both in our medical spa? At Pure Skin Laser Center, we offer both the Candela PicoWay and Q-Plus EVO technology to give our clients the best of both worlds. If you want to know which one is best for your skin, contact us today for a consultation!

Where can you get Candela PicoWay® laser tattoo removal?

If you have an unwanted tattoo or permanent makeup you want to get rid of, Pure Skin Laser Center is the place to be in North Hollywood. Our medical spa is equipped with the authentic Candela PicoWay machine to erase all your inked regrets.

Also, only registered nurses and aesthetic professionals administer our treatment for your safety and peace of mind.

Contact our medical spa today for a quick consultation or to book an appointment. Our specialist will recommend a treatment plan that suits your skin and tattoo for the best results!

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