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In laser tattoo removal, what happens to the old ink?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Lymphatics

the ink is broken into tiny particles which get taken up by your immune system and brought to the lymph node where over time it is expelled from your body

In brief: Lymphatics

the ink is broken into tiny particles which get taken up by your immune system and brought to the lymph node where over time it is expelled from your body
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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Dr. Jayson Dupre
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Eliminated

Once reheated with laser therapy the now liquid ink from the tattoo is reabsorbed through your lymphatic system and eliminated from your body.
Be sure to drink plenty of fluids every treatment as well.

In brief: Eliminated

Once reheated with laser therapy the now liquid ink from the tattoo is reabsorbed through your lymphatic system and eliminated from your body.
Be sure to drink plenty of fluids every treatment as well.
Dr. Jayson Dupre
Dr. Jayson Dupre
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Several things

The ink absorbs the laser energy and breaks down and also the laser sets up an inflammation which can carry away some of the ink.
All inks are different and some more resistant to this type of removal good luck.

In brief: Several things

The ink absorbs the laser energy and breaks down and also the laser sets up an inflammation which can carry away some of the ink.
All inks are different and some more resistant to this type of removal good luck.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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