What to expect after laser tattoo removal treatment?

What to expect after laser tattoo removal treatment?

Laser Tattoo Removal

While getting a tattoo is a whole process of its own, getting one removed is a totally different story. There are numerous methods through which a tattoo can be removed but most of them are highly invasive and painful. Laser tattoo removal is noninvasive method to achieve the aforementioned task and it does not pose the same health risks as some of the other options.

Like the rest of the world, there is plenty of demand for laser tattoo removal in the UAE. Prior to getting the tattoo removed, it is important to full understand the complete aspects of this option. One important aspect of the procedure is the aftercare and what to expect once the Tattoo Removal Dubai session has taken place. We shall look into the matter in a little bit more detail.


You will develop photosensitivity in the treated area so be sure to avoid going out when the sun is beating down hard. When you leave, apply sunscreen with a high SPF in it and wear a large floppy hat as well. If the tattoo is on the body, make sure that you clothing covers it well so that the skin does not get damaged by the sunlight. The photosensitivity in the treated area can last up to three months.

Blisters and Scabs

The formation of blisters, scabs and crusts is quite natural and it is a part of the healing process. It is an indicator that the recovery is moving in the right direction. Be sure to not pick them up and allow them to naturally dry and fall away. If you are going to force them out, you will add to the risk of developing an infection in the wound. It can also be a cause of scarring in extreme cases. The scabs should go away on their own within one to two weeks.

Pain and discomfort

Some people have some pain and discomfort after a session of laser tattoo removal. A pain reliever should be enough to correct the problem. Be sure to ask your doctor for which one to take and you should be fine.


After the treatment, it is important to keep the treated area bandaged to allow it to heal. The bandage also protects it from exposure to moisture which is very important at this stage. After three days, the bandage needs to be removed from the treated area. Allowing it to be exposed to air is an important part of the healing process since it allows the treated area to heal better.


To ensure that there the treated area does not get an infection, an ointment needs to be applied after the tattoo removal session. Ointments are generally prescribed by the doctor who performs the laser tattoo removal. Be sure to apply it for the time period recommended by the doctor. Generally it needs to be applied for a few days, three times a day.

To learn more about laser tattoo removal Dubai or to schedule a procedure, feel free to visit us as Laser Skin Care. In order to sign up for a free online consultation, take a minute to fill in the form given below.

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