When ink particles absorb laser light, they dissolve into fragments and are absorbed through the body's immune system. Usually, the process takes a few weeks. The larger the tattoo, the more sessions will be needed to dissolve the ink particles.Valoration
Immediately after the treatment, the skin will have a whitish discoloration, the area around the tattoo may become red and appear swollen. That's normal and will slowly go away over time. Results take about 4 or 8 weeks after each treatment.
Occasionally, the skin may pale, however, normal skin tone should be restored 6 to 12 months after the last treatment session. As the ink used can vary from tattoo to tattoo, some patients achieve only partial removal even after several sessions.