It is very common to blister after laser tattoo removal. Blisters are not an adverse reaction, they develop due to the photomechanical mechanism of action and are not heat induced burns. They are most com mon from the first treatment and subside the more treatments a patient has. At your consultation, it will is important to learn about the effects of laser prior to commencing any laser treatment. After laser treatment, we recommend covering tattoos to help reduce the height of blisters and to provide protection from infection if they burst. Pre, peri and post-treatment cooling and elevation of extremities is also recommended aftercare.
Blisters and aftercare for Laser Tattoo Removal