Tattoos and MRI Scans: Is it safe?

MRI scanning machine

An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a medical imaging technique that is used to create pictures of the inside of the body. This type of medical scan is common and is used to help diagnose or monitor treatment for a variety of conditions. The MRI scanner itself is a … Read More

Five Alternative Tattoo Removal Methods That Simply Do Not Work

If you are considering tattoo removal, then you are probably overwhelmed by all of the options available to you. Though some tattoo removal methods may be tempting because they seem to cost less than others, the irreversible damage they can cause to your skin simply isn’t worth the risk. Skin … Read More

How To Speed Up Your Laser Tattoo Removal

So you’ve made a commitment to remove your unwanted tattoo, and now you want the best and fastest results possible. Laser tattoo removal is a somewhat lengthy process, requiring several treatments over at least several months, so why not try to speed it up a little? Luckily, there are a … Read More

Can You Remove Blue, Green, or Purple Tattoos?

laser tattoo removal for blue and green inks

A common misconception about laser tattoo removal is that blue, green, and purple inks are impossible to remove (or at least very difficult to remove). While this is true for most other laser tattoo removal clinics (who do not have the proper wavelengths to target these colors), it is not … Read More

How Many Treatments Will I Need To Remove My Tattoo Completely?

how many treatments

Laser tattoo removal is different for each client because every person and their tattoo is unique. Because of this, it is not possible to predict the exact number of treatments that a given tattoo will require for complete removal. If anyone claims otherwise, they are simply not being truthful with you! … Read More

Why Ink Color Matters for Laser Tattoo Removal

It is one of the most common questions relating to removing unwanted tattoos. Clients always want to know how their varying ink colors are treated during the removal process. Why does it feel different when black is being treated versus red ink? It is all actually very simply and involves … Read More

How Long To Wait Between Laser Tattoo Removal Treatments

The appropriate time between laser tattoo removal treatments vary based on the individual being treated. The typical wait time falls around six weeks. This time frame is set to ensure the best results are achieved. The laser treatment itself breaks up the ink particles beneath the skin. During the time … Read More

How Soon Can You Treat A Brand New Tattoo?

Every week here at Eraser Clinic we have several consultations with people whose tattoos are just a few days old (yes, you read that correctly). Their question to us: How soon can I begin treatments to remove this tattoo?! The intention for just about every tattoo is that it will … Read More

Misconceptions About Laser Tattoo Removal

laser tattoo removal about to commence

A tattoo — something that was once thought to be a permanent mark on the body — can now be removed with the help of a specialized laser. We now have the ability to remove unwanted tattoos and leave people with a clean slate. There have been numerous methods used … Read More

Celebrities Have Ink They Regret Too

Just like everyone else, celebrities have tattoos that they regret, and tattoo removal has become a hot trend in Hollywood recently. Celebrities don’t have to keep unwanted tattoos on their bodies, and neither do you! At Eraser Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal we have state-of-the-art tattoo removal lasers that safely and … Read More

How Quick Is A Tattoo Removal Treatment?

When you got your tattoo in the first place, you were in the chair for HOURS… Does it take just as long each time you come in for a laser tattoo removal treatment? This is a very common question and the answer is: not even close! With the latest laser … Read More

Does Laser Tattoo Removal Hurt?

Does laser tattoo removal hurt? This is probably the number one question we get at the clinic every single day! And here is the answer: not really (not the way we do it). Is the procedure a little bit uncomfortable for some people? Occasionally. Most of our clients say the … Read More

What Makes A Regrettable Tattoo?

what makes a regrettable tattoo

Tattoos are increasing in popularity and are often beautiful works of art. However, tattoos don’t always come out as expected. Below are several common factors that can contribute to regrettable tattoos. Alcohol Most tattoo shops require their patrons to sign a release form before they get a tattoo. It includes … Read More

Why Does My Tattoo Look More Vibrant?

tattoo more vibrant after first session

After your first laser tattoo removal treatments, some tattoos can appear more vibrant. Don’t be alarmed! It does not mean that your tattoo is getting darker, and is a very normal part of the removal process. Counterintuitively, your tattoo is still fading even if it looks more vibrant. In fact, it means … Read More

Are Your Lasers Superior To Dye-Handpiece Lasers?

Why Our Lasers Are Superior To Dye-Handpiece Lasers

Unless you’ve thoroughly researched laser tattoo removal, you probably won’t know that lasers handle different ink colors differently. Lasers emit light at certain wavelengths, and specific wavelengths break up some colors of ink much more effectively than others. At Eraser Clinic we are proud to be the only clinic to offer three powerful … Read More

Why You Should Avoid the R20 Method

R20 tattoo removal method

Occasionally a client will ask us whether we are able to perform the so-called “R20 Method” of tattoo removal on their unwanted tattoos. While some clinics are willing to do this, there is a simple reason we don’t offer it to our clients – it’s just too dangerous. Many R20 Method treatments result in … Read More

Inferior Tattoo Removal Treatments Flooding the Market

Inferior Tattoo Removals Flooding the Market

There is only one way to completely remove a tattoo without a trace: using very specialized lasers. Despite this, inferior tattoo removal methods are everywhere these days, many can even be purchased on Amazon. If you’re thinking about any form of do-it-yourself tattoo removal, or thinking about having a tattoo removed with … Read More

The Importance Of Good Circulation

good blood circulation is important for tattoo removal

Good blood circulation is an important part of the fading process, and (all else being equal) tattoos located farther from the heart tend to fade more slowly because there is less blood being circulated to the area. Our clients often ask us what they can do during the six weeks … Read More

Can I Exercise After My Treatment?

Exercise after laser tattoo removal

Exercising immediately BEFORE your laser tattoo removal treatment is no problem. Sweating is also no problem — and is something we can’t avoid in Texas — but we are looking to avoid things that will induce or increase swelling after your treatment. For smaller tattoos located on the torso, take … Read More

Can I Swim After My Treatment?

can you swim after a laser tattoo removal treatment

Can you swim immediately after a laser tattoo removal treatment? Good question. Ideally you should avoid immersing the treated area in hot or potentially dirty water for at least a couple of days after your treatment (or until any redness or blisters have healed). This includes baths, hot tubs, pools, … Read More

Tattooing Over A Removed Tattoo

new tattoo after laser tattoo removal

Can you apply a new tattoo on the same area of skin after laser tattoo removal? The short answer to this question is YES, and many of our clients do exactly this. We are able to completely remove an ENTIRE tattoo (full removal), completely remove just a SECTION of a tattoo … Read More

The Truth About Tattoo Removal Creams

A cleverly advertised tattoo removal cream may seem like a quick and easy way to remove your unwanted tattoo. But unfortunately, they simply do not work. Many tattoo removal creams contain bleaching ingredients and/or harsh acids that claim to pull out that unwanted ink. However the reality is that the … Read More

What’s The Deal With R20 Tattoo Removal?

Some laser tattoo removal clinics promote a method of tattoo removal called “R20”. At Eraser Clinic, we do not offer this treatment protocol, and for some very good reasons. The R20 method for tattoo removal is a rather unresearched tattoo removal method that claims to remove tattoos faster than standard … Read More