Tattoo Removal

Tattoo Removal: It Matters Which Laser Is Used!

I decided to write this article due to a recent increase in the number of questions I’ve received regarding tattoo removal.  I don’t offer tattoo removal at my office, but I gained extensive experience removing tattoos while working at a dermatology clinic several years ago. How laser tattoo removal works in a nutshell: Lasers are a safe and effective method for … Continue reading

Hair Removal

Can Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Remove White Hair?

To remove hair, lasers depend on the melanin (pigment) in the shaft of the hair follicle to act as a chromophore. Chromophores are the portion of a molecule that absorb and reflect light, and are thus responsible for the color of that molecule. The laser’s target is likely the stem cells located in the follicle, … Continue reading