Tattoo Removal Course
Flawless Luxe Beauty & Aesthetics Training Academy - Tattoo Removal Course
1 Day Duration
Course price £795
Introduction to tattoo removal
Tattoo ink particles are too large for the body’s immune system to remove naturally because when tattoo pigment is injected into the lower layers of the skin (dermis) it becomes locked away by a wall of collagen fibres. Q-switched lasers produce very short bursts of high energy laser light. The light is absorbed by the large ink particles, generating heat that shatters the tattoo pigment into minute particles which the body is able to remove. Because the tattoo ink selectively absorbs the laser energy, the surrounding skin doesn’t overheat and there is no lasting damage.
History of tattoo removal
When it comes to tattoo removal, back in the day, the rudimentary methods sound incredibly painful at best. Using abrasive substances to scrape down the top layers of skin and then removing the pigment, inflating a balloon underneath the skin to stretch it and then cutting the tattoo out then graphing it with the extra skin, or they would even cryogenically freeze the tattoo and then use microdermabrasion to remove the tattoo.
It was not until 1967 that Dr. Leon Goldman, M.D. used a 694 Ruby laser and an ND: YAG laser to remove a tattoo for the first time. Then in the 1980’s those same specialists began using CO2 lasers to remove tattoos but that technology was still in its infancy and resulted scarring, permanent pigmentation issues. Plus, it was extremely painful and required general anesthesia.
The early 90’s brought about safer laser procedures with minimal side effects, thanks to Dr. Rox Anderson M.D. and John A. Parrish, M.D., because of the development of short-pulsed width lasers and the theory of selective photothermolysis (selecting tissue and using a specific wavelength of light to target a specific area or chromosphere).
In the last ten years, laser aesthetic treatments have really become refined by the introduction of new protocols, training, and technology.
Why will introducing tattoo removal to my clients benefit me
-Encourages repeat custom as courses of treatments are required
-Safe and effective treatment for your client
-For some clients you can offer them a life changing treatment
What I will learn on the course
-How tattoo removal works
-Health and safety
-Anatomy and physiology
What Practical skills will I gain
-Skin type analysis