Laser Tattoo Removal Training in Prague in June

From its flagship location in Dallas, New Look Laser College has traveled across the country and world to teach students from all over the globe. Prague, in particular, is home to some of the most talented and knowledgeable tattoo artists. Prague’s potential as a major market for the tattoo removal industry has become increasingly apparent, and NLLC team members are eager to add it to the list of countries they have visited.

New Look Laser College will be hosting a training session in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, for one of the richest experiences of your life. The course will be held at the Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel in Prague on Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24, 2018

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Learn How to Profit with Laser Tattoo Removal at Villain Arts - Kansas City Tattoo Convention



For almost 10 years, Astanza Laser has been helping tattoo shops around the country establish successful laser tattoo removal practices.  During this upcoming educational session, we are going to hear from 
Blacklist Ink's Tyffanie Rogers about creating better artwork for their clients and increasing their profitability through the use of laser tattoo removal technology from Astanza. 

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Webinar: Under the Ink featuring Guru Tattoo / Evolve Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal and tattoo shops seem to contradict each other as concepts, but tattoo shop owners have found ways to use laser tattoo removal to create better artwork, increase their customers' satisfaction, and to increase their profits. By adding laser tattoo removal to their businesses, tattoo shops have dramatically increased their bottom line. Three of Astanza’s tattoo shop clients will, in our upcoming webinar, “Under the Ink: An Inside Look at Laser Tattoo Removal with 3 Tattoo Shops,” offer an exclusive look into the profitable procedure and how it relates to their existing businesses. They’ll discuss how to increase tattoo shop profitability, market laser tattoo removal, and attract customers with the procedure.

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Three Reasons Tattoo Artists Love Laser Tattoo Removal

Despite what many people believe, tattoo application and tattoo removal are not at war. In fact, the two procedures actually go hand in hand and complement each other. Some of the most outspoken proponents and users of laser tattoo removal are tattoo artists and tattoo shops that want to either fade or clear an old tattoo before applying new ink. Understandably, tattoo artists want a clean canvas for their artwork instead of having to start with the remnants of someone else’s work as the foundation (especially if the work was done poorly). Below, we lay out the top three reasons why tattoo artists favor laser tattoo removal.

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Astanza to Become Laser Tattoo Removal Distributor of the DESCRIBE® PFD Patch

DALLAS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Astanza Laser, a worldwide leader and innovator of technology for tattoo removal, hair removal, and other aesthetic procedures, is now an official distributor of the DESCRIBE® PFD Patch. 

Through their efforts to improve the removal of unwanted ink, Astanza has entered into a distribution arrangement with Merz North America, Inc. to provide this innovative technology to its clients that promotes faster ink clearance, better laser access to the ink, and safer treatment compared to tattoo removal without the Patch.  

“For the past ten years, Astanza’s commitment to our clients’ success has made us a worldwide leader in laser tattoo removal,” said David Murrell, President of Astanza. “Being the only laser manufacturer or laser distributor authorized to sell the DESCRIBE® PFD Patch in the United States solidifies that commitment within the laser tattoo removal industry and illustrates how dedicated we are to bringing forth the best approach and results for this procedure.”

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The Basics of Setting Up Laser Tattoo Removal in a Tattoo Shop

Tattoo artists around the world realize the benefits of providing laser tattoo removal at their tattoo shops. More artists are using laser tattoo removal as a fading tool to shape and deliver the desired artwork clients’ want. Not only do they have a front row seat to the audience and demographic seeking tattoo removal most, but they also have the knowledge and skills to thrive with this high demand procedure.

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2018 Update on the ACA Medical Device Excise Tax

In 2013, as part of the Affordable Care Act, the medical device excise tax imposed a 2.3% tax on the sale, use, or lease of certain medical devices in the United States. This medical device excise tax was one of the several taxes and fees included in the Affordable Care Act to help pay for expanded health insurance.

A two-year delay on the application of the medical device excise tax was imposed in December 2015. Therefore, the excise tax did not apply to sales of taxable medical devices between January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017. Manufacturers and importers of medical devices sold during this time did not have to make semi-monthly deposits of the excise tax. When the moratorium expired at the end of 2017, it was expected that the tax would become effective for sales beginning January 1, 2018.

However, on January 22, 2018, the moratorium on the medical device excise tax was retroactively extended another two years and will now go into effect on January 1, 2020.

So, what does this mean for you?

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Laser Tattoo Removal Pricing Considerations for Tattoo Shops

It’s no secret that adding a new service or product to your tattoo shop can increase revenue and help increase profits. Laser tattoo removal is one of the most popular and successful ways to do just that. When adding laser tattoo removal to your tattoo shop, it’s important to think about how to price your treatments. 

There are a variety of pricing considerations that can help streamline revenue, attract a different clientele, encourage repeat visits, and ultimately grow your business. In this article, we’ll discuss the many options that are available for your shop’s pricing needs.

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Astanza Laser 2018 – American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) April 11 - 15

Come mid-April, the American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) will be hosting their 38th annual conference right on Astanza’s home turf: Dallas, TX! Astanza Laser will be at Booth 820 and would love to speak with clients, friends, and those interested in learning more about the superior service, training, marketing support, and technology provided by Astanza. 

Astanza will also be providing additional information on DESCRIBE® PFD Patches and will have them available for sale at a special ASLMS show rate. If you can't make it to ASLMS and want to purchase DESCRIBE® PFD Patches at our special introductory rate you can do so by clicking here

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Webinar: 3 Tattoo Shops Discuss Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal and tattoo shops seem to contradict each other as concepts, but tattoo shop owners have found ways to use laser tattoo removal to create better artwork, increase their customers' satisfaction, and to increase their profits. By adding laser tattoo removal to their businesses, tattoo shops have dramatically increased their bottom line. Three of Astanza’s tattoo shop clients will, in our upcoming webinar, “Under the Ink: An Inside Look at Laser Tattoo Removal with 3 Tattoo Shops,” offer an exclusive look into the profitable procedure and how it relates to their existing businesses. They’ll discuss how to increase tattoo shop profitability, market laser tattoo removal, and attract customers with the procedure.

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