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Aftercare

Please read the below carefully and if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time on email at info@tattooremovalstockport.co.uk or call us 0161 820 2524. Alternatively, you can always try us on our social media platforms.

Do Not

  1. Do not overexpose yourself to the sun after treatment.
  2. Do not rub or scratch the area.
  3. Do not pick scabs or pop any of the blisters.
  4. Do not completely soak your skin or leave it perpetually wet until it has healed.
  5. Do not wear makeup, cream or medication unless recommended by your laser specialist or a doctor for 48 hours.

Do

  1. Do use salvon ( https://www.savlon.co.uk ) on the area that was treated. Only use this twice a day and sparingly, you do not want the area to remain moist.
  2. Do keep your immune system healthy and strong.
  3. When you shower wash the treatment area; you should avoid high-pressure water and clean the area gently with mild or non-perfumed soap, then pat dry.
  4. Do avoid swimming, hot tubs, etc as all these activities can increase the chance of infection.
  5. Do wear sunblock with an SPF of 50 or higher for 3 months after the treatment.

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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Get in touch

For all general enquiries

Email: info@tattooremovalstockport.co.uk
Telephone: 0161 820 2524