Sep 4, 2018 MDedge

Laser tattoo removal techniques continue to be refined

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“A picosecond is to a second as 1 second is to 37,000 years,” , said at the annual Masters of Aesthetics Symposium. “That’s equivalent to the total energy of the city of San Diego for 300-750 trillionths of a second.” According to Dr. Avram, director of laser, cosmetics, and dermatologic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, picosecond lasers produce extreme cavitation and cell rupture, with a desired clinical endpoint of immediate dermal whitening of tattooed skin.

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