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I wanna get lasered on this tattoo but I wonder if it will be worth it? Its super dark. Would it even go away completely or at all? Should I just fade for a cover up? 

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I recommend you do some research on laser so you have realistic expectations. 

I watched the TV show Prison Break. The star got his entire torso, back and sleeves lasered off in one session. Completely gone, no trace. If that's what you are expecting (or anything remotely similar), you'll be extremely disappointed.

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7 minutes ago, Hogrider said:

I recommend you do some research on laser so you have realistic expectations. 

I watched the TV show Prison Break. The star got his entire torso, back and sleeves lasered off in one session. Completely gone, no trace. If that's what you are expecting (or anything remotely similar), you'll be extremely disappointed.

Yeah I looked it up and it takes years to laser something off. 

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4 hours ago, SStu said:

Lasering by a competent technician will certainly work. Getting it light enough for a cover-up will be easier than trying to get back to zero. 

Yeah I’m trynna get used to a cover up idea because I know lasering it completely will be almost impossible but I at least want to try. Either way most artists have recommended me to laser it first before trying a cover up. 

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Check out both Q Switched and Pico laser removal. I did six sessions over the course of a year on a very small tattoo that got it light enough (barely) for a cover-up. Expensive and not fun but glad that I got it worked out. If I really wanted it OFF, I would have followed up with Pico laser since the Q Switched was hardly doing anything....

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22 minutes ago, Gingerninja said:

Check out both Q Switched and Pico laser removal. I did six sessions over the course of a year on a very small tattoo that got it light enough (barely) for a cover-up. Expensive and not fun but glad that I got it worked out. If I really wanted it OFF, I would have followed up with Pico laser since the Q Switched was hardly doing anything....

Do you recommend it for me? What do you think? 

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9 hours ago, Gingerninja said:

Me, personally, I say that you try to live with your tattoo for a while. You'd need to talk to the laser specialists for opinions on which type of laser would be best for you.

Yeah imma live with it meanwhile I get a job to pay for laser and when I have money for at least one session (and see one or two actual doctors) I’ll decide. 

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