Risks & contra indications

The Laser tattoo removal is safe; however treatment is strongly discouraged in the following cases:


Creams to relieve pain are discouraged or not advise during pregnancy and breastfeeding, it is not recommended to follow a protocol of tattoo removal during this period. However, there is no need to worry if a woman who is unaware of her pregnancy has had a tattoo removal session.

Sun exposure and artificial tanning

Do not expose to the sun the areas to be treated (even for 1 hour).

Be extra careful of the effects of snow and water. It must be noted that UV protection must be respected 8 weeks before and 2 to 3 weeks after a laser tattoo removal session.

Finally, self-tanning creams that involve an increase in melanin are also forbiden on the area to be treated to avoid any risk of burns.

Sensitizing photo drugs.

It is essential to inform your practitioner about any medication you are on before a session. Indeed, for your safety, the treatment can be adapted or delayed (eg anti-acne, antibiotics, etc.).

Cosmetics products (perfume, eau de toilette, cream, deodorant)

These products should be avoided on the areas to be treated before a session, the day of the appointment.

Other cases not recommended

  • Diabetes (insulin-dependent)
  • Hemophilia
  • AIDS, hepatitis B or C
  • Eczema
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergy to the products used (inks, pigments …)
  • Keloid scars