An increasing number of people are opting for laser treatments to get rid of undesirable tattoos. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, as many as 40% of people in America between 26 and 40 years of age have at least one tattoo. With an increase in the popularity of tattooing, the number of people opting for laser tattoo removal is also growing.
Tattooing, has become so popular that tattoo parlors can be found at almost every mall. From teenagers to middle aged mothers and from everyday people to Hollywood starlets, everyone seems to be getting inked. However, many people get tattoos impulsively and end up regretting them. Considered to be rebellious and audacious because of their permanence, advancement in laser technology now enables people to erase undesirable tattoos and start over.
Over the past decade there has been unprecedented advancement in medical technology. The development in laser technology has made getting rid of unwanted tattoos almost as easy as deleting a bad snap from a digital camera. Laser hair removal is another area of the same technology that is rapidly gaining popularity. The allure of permanently smooth hairless skin offered by laser hair removal is easy to understand.