Tattoos which are impulsively embedded in youth become a source of embarrassment in later years.

Tattoos can be of various colours and appropriate handpieces are used to remove red, yellow and black pigment. Multiple sessions may be required for professional tattoo, whereas amateur tattoos can be removed in 3 sittings. Again it is the Q-Switch 532/ 1064 laser which is used for the procedure.

Post operative care will require dressings until original skin is restored.The advantage of this procedure, like in all previous lasers lies in its office based treatments which do not require expensive hospital admission. And as in the previous procedures topical surface anesthetics (Lidocaine and Prilocane) and a Zimmer skin chilling unit ensure relaxed and painless field.

Rosacea and Hemangioma are effectively treated with VL 540 IPL in three to five sessions at fortnightly intervals. It is also a convenient method of treating superficial hemangiomas.