PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal


Turn the page on past decisions and give your skin a fresh start with tattoo removal at Atlantic Skin Care. Discover the benefits of this non-surgical cosmetic treatment, how it works, and what to expect before and after your session.
Efficient, Effective Tattoo Removal
Long-Lasting Results

What is 

PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal


PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal is an advanced solution for those seeking to remove unwanted tattoos. Harnessing rapid pulse technology, this innovative procedure safely and effectively breaks down tattoo ink into minute particles that your body can naturally eliminate.

How does it work?

PicoSure delivers ultra-short pulses of energy into the skin that convert the tattoo ink into tiny dust-like particles. These particles are then easily eliminated by the body's immune system over time. The precision of PicoSure ensures that the surrounding skin remains unharmed, making it a safe and effective solution for tattoo removal.

Pre-Treatment Preparation

1. Consultation

Schedule a consultation with our experienced medical professionals to discuss your goals and assess your suitability for this treatment.

2. Avoid Sun Exposure

Limit direct sun exposure and avoid tanning beds and self-tanning lotions for at least 4 weeks prior to your treatment to ensure optimal results.

3. Stay Hydrated

Drink ample water before your session to help prepare your skin for the treatment.

4. Avoid Topical Exfoliants

Refrain from applying Retinoids, exfoliants, acne treatments, and other harsh topical products on the treatment area 48 hours before the procedure, unless advised by our medical team.

Post-Treatment Care

Stay Sun Safe

Shield your skin from direct sun exposure and wear a broad-spectrum SPF daily.

Use Gentle Skin Care

Use a mild, hypoallergenic cleanser and avoid exfoliating or using Retinoids for a week post-treatment.

Moisturize Your Skin

Keep the treated area hydrated with a gentle moisturizer to promote healing and enhance results.

Stay Hydrated

Drink plenty of water to support your skin's natural healing process

Expected Results for 

PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal

This procedure gradually reduces the visibility of your tattoo over a series of treatments. After each session, you'll notice the tattoo fading more and more. Full removal will take multiple sessions, depending on factors like the age, size, colour, and location of the tattoo.
PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal
PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal

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FAQ for 

PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal

Is laser tattoo removal painful?

Some discomfort is expected, but we utilize various techniques to ensure you have a comfortable experience. 

How many treatments will I need?

This varies depending on the tattoo's size, colour, and age, but typically multiple sessions are required for complete removal. We’ll provide a more accurate estimate during your cosmetic consultation.

Is there any downtime?

There is minimal downtime and most clients can return to their daily activities immediately after the treatment. However, we recommend avoiding strenuous activities for the first 24 hours.

Are there any side effects?

Most patients may experience temporary redness or slight swelling, which usually subsides within a few hours.

Can all tattoo colours be removed?

PicoSure is highly effective on a wide range of tattoo colours, including difficult-to-remove colours like blue and green. 

How long does each session take?

Each session typically lasts between 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the size of the tattoo.

Who performs the tattoo removal procedure?

All treatments at Atlantic Skin Care are performed by our highly-trained, fully-qualified physicians and nurses.

What should I expect post-treatment?

After each treatment, the tattoo will gradually fade. Redness, swelling, and a temporary whitening of the skin are normal post-treatment effects.

Why is PicoSure best for laser tattoo removal?

PicoSure’s rapid pulse technology effectively targets underlying tissues without harming the skin’s surface. This precision results in a more comfortable experience and significantly reduces downtime. Atlantic Skin Care has been a trusted source for Cosmetic services for over 20 years and is proud to be the only clinic with a PicoSure laser  in Halifax, Dartmouth and Nova Scotia.

You're in good hands with Atlantic Skin Care

20+ Years in Business

Over 50,000 Treatments Performed

Over 75,000 Satisfied Patients

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PicoSure Laser Tattoo Removal