Recently, we have seen a few patients come in for laser tattoo removal after getting cover up tattoos over their original tattoos.
If you like tattoos in general but just don't like your one tattoo, a cover up tattoo is a good option. It will go over the the original tattoo and prevent the old tattoo from being seen. Because it is covering another tattoo, the cover-up tattoo is generally larger and darker than the original tattoo.
One thing which you have to consider is that some tattoo artists want the original tattoo is to be faded a bit, so the old tattoo's ink does not come through onto the new tattoo. We often get patients who need their original tattoo faded a bit so they can get a cover up tattoo. And we're happy to do so.
However, we have also seen patients who were not happy with their cover up tattoo either. And this is where it can become problematic. If the cover up tattoo is bad, now there is two bad tattoos and it gets very hard to do laser tattoo removal. As mentioned in other articles, most tattoos will require a minimum of 6-10 laser sessions. If someone has a cover up tattoo, it can require twice as many sessions simply because there is so many layering of the ink.
That is why laser tattoo removal is the best option available for people who want to remove their tattoos. If you live in the Orlando or Central Florida area and are interested in laser tattoo removal, call Pristine Laser Center today at 407-494-0404 for an appointment.
Pristine Laser Center in Orlando offers tattoo removal, laser hair removal, laser vein removal, laser skin rejuvenation, acne scar treatment, laser skin resurfacing, age spot/ sun spot removal, laser treatment of vascular lesions and much more.