PicoSure is the world’s safest and most effective aesthetic laser. This unparalleled breakthrough in laser technology delivers ultra-short pulse bursts of energy to the skin in trillionths of a second. Picosecond pulse width is 100 times shorter than nanosecond technology, enabling unmatched photomechanical impact for better clearance with fewer treatments and less fluence.

PicoSure’s ultra-short pulse duration goes beyond photothermal action creating an intense photomechanical impact, patented PressureWave™, resulting in greater disruption of the target for better clearance with fewer treatments, less fluence and without injury to the surrounding skin. Even dark, stubborn blue and green inks, as well as previously-treated, recalcitrant tattoos can be removed.

Traditional nanosecond lasers predominantly rely on photothermal action, delivering heat to the pigment and surrounding tissue. PicoSure takes advantage of PressureWave Technology to shatter the target ink into tiny particles that are easily eliminated by the body. Dr. Simon utilizes Picosure as this is the latest technology for effective, smooth, and safe tattoo removal, allowing for the best possible results.

PicoSure Provides Many Benefits to Our Clients:

Erase unwanted tattoos with PicoSure, the most advanced laser treatment available for safe and effective tattoo removal. PicoSure targets unwanted ink more effectively than ever before, successfully removing difficult ink colors, such as blues and greens, as well as previously treated tattoos.
Fewer treatments, faster recovery time, and greater results are achievable with PicoSure’s groundbreaking picosecond technology. Clinical data shows better results in fewer treatments, even for the most stubborn tattoo!

  • How does the Picosure procedure work?

    – Picosecond pulse width is 100x shorter than nanosecond technology.

    – Only ultrashort pulse durations trigger photomechanical effect.

    – With this short pulse width half the fluence is required.

  • What does the procedure feel like?

    Like any other minimally invasive procedure, you may feel a light pressure during the procedure and some soreness afterwards, which will resolve rapidly.

    You will be able to return to your normal activities in a few days.

  • How long does the procedure take?

    The procedure takes about one hour and is performed in your doctor’s office.

    You will be able to return home on the same day.

  • Q:How does laser tattoo removal work?


    Laser energy is delivered to the tattoo, targeting the ink and breaking it down into smaller particles. The particles are eliminated by the body natural processes resulting in a lightening of the tattoo ink.

  • Q:How many treatments will tattoo removal require?


    The number of laser treatments needed for tattoo removal is dependent on a number of variables such as ink type, size of the tattoo, type of laser used, lifestyle habits, etc. During your consultation, a practitioner will evaluate your tattoo and recommend a realistic treatment regime to help you achieve the best results.

  • Q:How often will I need treatments?


    While it typically it takes 4-6 weeks for the body to absorb ink particles, every patient and tattoo responds differently. Following the recommended post treatment protocol will likely improve the results and reduce the chance of adverse events.

  • Q:Can I have only a portion of my tattoo removed?


    Yes, some lasers provide energy precisely enough so that a small amount of a tattoo can be removed without affecting the surrounding tattoo. Check with your clinician to see if this is available in their practice.

  • Q:How much does tattoo removal cost?


    The cost of laser tattoo removal depends on several factors, including the size of tattoo and the number of treatments it will require. After your consultation, the practitioner will provide you a price estimate for the treatment series.

  • Q:Can I lighten the tattoo to have another one put on top?


    Tattoos can be lightened in preparation for a cover-up tattoo. We recommend that you wait six weeks between your last treatment and when you have the new tattoo completed.

  • Q:Does tattoo removal hurt?


    This procedure is slightly more uncomfortable than getting a tattoo, however it is very fast. Many treatments may take less than a minute. Your physician will work with you on the best pain management option for you based on your individual situation.

  • Q:Will I blister and scab afterwards?


    Blisters and scabs can be a normal response to tattoo removal. Keep the skin over it covered with a healing ointment and gauze to promote healing and prevent scarring.

  • Q:Does insurance cover tattoo removal treatments?


    Most insurance companies will not cover laser tattoo removal since it is considered an elective cosmetic procedure. For your convenience, many offices may have payment plans and installment options that they can discuss with you.