Tattoos at some time in one’s life is not attractive any more and needs to be removed. Request for removal of tattoos is not just for the usual tattoos on body, more requests these days for botched up eyebrow work due to eye brow embroidery and microblading. Eyebrow embroidery and microblading are essentially tattoos. Due to the popularity of eyebrow embroidery and microblading, there are also many botched up eyebrow work these day.

The only way to remove tattoos is by a Q switch laser. Many sessions are required as with each session the only a certain amount of pigment can be destroyed. The eyebrows take about 3-5 sessions. Whereas body tattoos take from 5 to more than 10 sessions depending on size and colours used.

An anaesthetic cream is used as the procedure is painful. The laser creates injury to the skin and the area appears like a wound that heals over 5 t0 10 days. The interval between sessions is 4 to 6 weeks. Lasers can affect the growth of hair on the eyebrows.