Skin Treatments

Laser Tattoo Removal

Did you know 20% of people regret their tattoo? The number is astounding, but not surprising. There was a 43% increase in the number of tattoos removed in 2012, and 40% of people cited employment concerns as a reason for having their tattoo removed.

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We are excited to add laser tattoo removal to our treatment offerings to meet this growing demand.  This proven laser technology provides remarkable tattoo clearance and treats a vast array of colours on all skin types.

If you have an unwanted tattoo or are simply looking to clean up your canvas for a more elaborate one, contact us today for a consultation. 

Prices for laser tattoo removal depend on a few factors, such as the type of the tattoo, ink, number of colours, size and location on the body. A consultation is required to determine the cost and required number of treatements. On average 4 – 12 treatments are needed every 6-8 weeks.


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Factors that can affect the number sessions required to remove a tattoo:

Price may vary depending on the number of areas to be treated and the number of treatments needed.

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Laser energy is gently applied to the skin over the tattooed area.  The laser shatters each ink particle into much smaller particles that can be eliminated through your body’s natural process.  Through a series of treatments, the tattoo will fade and ultimately disappear.

You may notice an immediate fading.  Generally tattoo removal will take place in a series of treatments.  The number of treatments depends on the color and density of the ink, the age of the tattoo, along with the location on your body.

Patients have reported the sensation similar to getting a tattoo, but the removal treatment is much faster!  For improved comfort, a chiller or cold-roller may be used over the treated area.

Generally, there is no downtime at all.  Often, a protective bandage is placed over the laser-treated area and you can continue on with your normal activities.

Yes!  Our laser is specialized to treat the full colour spectrum including white and black.  Some colours are more difficult to treat and may require more sessions.

The overall cost will depend on the number of treatments required.  That number depends on numerous factors including ink color, density and composition, location on the body, and age of the tattoo.

Yes.  We can customize treatments to fade tattoos to help prep for tattoo cover-ups, and we can remove parts of a tattoo. 

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If you would like to book a treatment at The Skin Lab - Call us on +353 64 663 6483 or email us at [email protected]

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