Laser Tattoo Removal in Tampa, FL

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Nearly 30% of people in the U.S. have at least one tattoo. As many as 25% of those with a tattoo say they regret getting it. If you’re in that 25%, there is good news. Laser tattoo removal techniques can get rid of your unwanted tattoo with minimal side effects.

Laser Tattoo Removal






Benefits of Laser Tattoo Removal

At The Aesthetics Lab, laser tattoo removal procedures can provide a solution for Tampa, FL individuals looking to eliminate unwanted, worn, or substandard tattoos by offering multiple benefits from treatment, including:

  • Dependable, safe treatment
  • Performed in quick, efficient treatment sessions spaced several weeks apart
  • Eliminates awkward, unfashionable, or unwanted art from your skin
  • Protects surrounding skin from damage


Sometimes, the moment comes when people choose to have a tattoo removed or altered. They feel they have changed or grown beyond a particular tattoo. In many cases, a tattoo can be the last symbol of a lost or broken relationship. for these individuals, having a tattoo associated with a former partner removed can be part of the healing process. Another powerful example are people who want to reject their past affiliations to gangs or hate groups. For them, these tattoos no longer reflect their beliefs and so they want them removed. It is a physical sign of their commitment to their new life. Other people may feel like a tattoo, especially in a highly visible place on the body, may be holding them back in their employment or career path.


Lasers remove tattoos by breaking up the pigment colors with a high-intensity light beam. Every color of ink requires a different wavelength of light and amount of energy to be efficiently removed. Black tattoo pigment absorbs all laser wavelengths, making it the easiest color to treat. Other colors can only be treated by selected lasers based upon the pigment color.

ClearLift is a high-powered Q-switched laser that can operate 2 different wavelengths to be effective with darker colors and brighter colors like red and orange.

You should first schedule a consultation so we can evaluate your tattoo and advise you on the best options for your specific case. The number of treatments you will need will depend on the age, size, and color(s) of your tattoo. The color of your skin, as well as how deep the tattoo pigment goes, will also affect the removal technique.

The treatment breaks down the ink particles without causing damage to the skin. This is achieved by a Photo-Acoustic effect created by the impact of the laser energy delivered with very short pulses to the targeted ink. Over time, your body’s natural healing processes (the lymphatic system) removes the ink fragments from your body. This allows your tattoo to fade with only minimal risks of scarring or skin discoloration.

To completely get rid of a tattoo, it will take several treatments. After each visit, your tattoo should become progressively lighter.

Laser tattoo removal is very tolerable, and we use a topical anesthetic to make your experience more comfortable.

Immediately following the treatment, we will give you an ice pack to soothe the treated area. You will apply an ointment on top for a few days and you should avoid the sun for at least a week.

Laser treatment is often safer than many other tattoo removal methods, such as excision or dermabrasion because laser treatment selectively treats the pigment in the tattoo.

If you have been wanting to get your tattoos removed please call us to schedule your FREE consultation with one of our providers.

What should I expect after treatment?

After each tattoo removal treatment at The Aesthetics Lab, a topical cream will be applied to the treatment area along with bandages to protect the area. You may notice redness, swelling, and sensitivity. You might also feel a sunburned sensation and experience slight scabbing. It's important to adhere to aftercare instructions carefully to expedite the healing process. After the skin has healed, your next treatment session can be scheduled. Dr. Panchal recommends scheduling treatments more than 4 – 7 weeks apart.

Laser Tattoo Removal FAQ

How much does laser tattoo removal cost?
The overall price of laser tattoo removal will vary depending on a variety of factors, including the number of areas being treated and the size of these targeted areas. Our staff will assess your situation during your consultation before creating a custom treatment plan and providing you with a detailed cost estimate.

What are the side effects of laser tattoo removal?
In some cases, patients may experience redness, swelling, tenderness, or itching after the procedure. However, this lasts for a very short time and should subside naturally.

When will I see results from laser hair removal?
The timeframe of your results will be different from that of other patients. This is because we have to take into account the size, location, and age of the tattoo being removed when creating the treatment plan. The tattoo will slowly fade after each session until finally, the desired result has been achieved.

Remove Unwanted Ink

Body art is often gorgeous and exciting as a reflection of our self-image and identity. However, when we have a tattoo we don't like any longer, the idea of its permanence on the body can be tough to cope with. At The Aesthetics Lab, we empathize and wish to offer an answer. We utilize a successful, innovative tattoo removal technology that provides thrilling results to men and women all over the country. If you have a tattoo you want to remove or have questions about the removal process, we invite you to reach out to our office today. We look forward to speaking with you.

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