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Questions Tattoo Removal Patients Should Ask Before Removing Tattoo

Wayne Whitehurst January 4, 2020

Asking questions gives knowledge. Before undergoing tattoo removal treatments, it’s important to ask questions so that you know what you are getting into. As a tattoo expert, it’s your duty to listen to your patient’s questions and give the answers the right way to show your expertise in tattoo removal.The common question asked by most patients is the one concerning the cost of tattoo removal. Well, here are some of the questions one should ask.

What is the cost of laser tattoo removal?

Usually, this is what most people consider. It’s good to go for the method that matches with your pockets or finances. It should not be too expensive beyond your abilities. A tattoo specialist should have a clear pricing structure that the patient will understand and answer their questions on pricing. An important thing to note is that getting a tattoo removed is much more expensive than getting a tattoo applied. For one treatment or session, the minimum price ranges between $75 to $ 125 and at least four sessions are needed for the tattoo to disappear.

earlier than starting whichever treatments it’s significant to put clear prospect and inform to patients that tattoos do take multiple sessions to remove. Eliminate any confusion they may have about per session pricing is the same as the total cost for complete removal. One way to communicate this effectively and to give patients an opportunity to save money is to put up for sale treatment package rates. Selling packages allow your practice to receive revenue upfront and also locks the patient into repeat visits to your practice

Does tattoo removal hurt?

Some patients may wish to remove a visible tattoo before an event such as their wedding or enlisting in the military. It’s significant to create straightforward that tattoo removal is a process that relies on the body’s ability to eliminate ink from the skin.

It’s not unusual for the body to take over a year to completely eliminate ink. Setting expectations clearly upfront allows for patients to be satisfied throughout the experience rather than feeling as if they were misled.

Tattoo removal hurts but the pain is bearable. As a specialist, you should know that there are patients who are overly sensitive. Skin numbing is often recommended for those patients who can’t bear or fear pain. One common numbing method used is Zimmer Cryo6, which blows cold air on the patient’s skin before and after undergoing treatment. Other numbing methods include topical numbing creams and ice packs. Other questions that patients should ask include how long does tattoo removal take? Will the removal leave a scar behind and are there side effects following tattoo removal?

When discussing pain with patients, it’s important to share with them that there is some level of discomfort, but that they can manage it.

The huge part of tattoo removal providers offer some form of calming to the skin throughout the treatment.