Return on Investment for Laser Tattoo Removal

The world of aesthetics and medicine has changed tremendously ever since the development of lasers. These light based energy systems have generated new and exciting procedures including noninvasive skin treatments, laser eye surgery, and much more.

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Helpful Patient Financing Options for Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal is a procedure that is both popular and profitable. Because of its high demand, many practitioners are able to charge a premium for laser tattoo removal services. Laser tattoo removal cost is based on a variety of variables including patient and tattoo factors, competitor pricing, practitioner title, location, and more.

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Why Technical Service Matters

One of the most important things to consider when buying a laser is technical support. With any purchase you make, you want to know that the product you’re investing in is backed by fast and reliable service in the event of a malfunction. 

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The PFD Patch: Changing Laser Tattoo Removal

The tattoo removal procedure has changed tremendously throughout history. Early methods included excision, salabrasion, dermabrasion, and CO2 laser vaporization, dangerous procedures that involved cutting or scraping of the skin, leading to severe damage and often permanent scarring.

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Adding Tattoo Removal to Your Existing Practice

Tattoo removal is a great business for everyone. If you are a physician with a private practice, the owner of a tattoo shop, or operator of a medical spa and have been looking for an exciting service to add to your practice, then laser tattoo removal is the procedure for you.

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The Kirby-Desai Scale for Laser Tattoo Removal

Anyone in the laser tattoo removal field has heard at least one of the following questions. “How long does the tattoo removal process take?” or “How many sessions will I need in order to achieve complete removal?” If you’ve heard either of these questions, then you most definitely know that there is no definitive answer.

In fact, it is almost impossible to determine the exact number of laser treatments a patient will need. Why is this? Every patient is different and so is their tattoo. The rate at which a tattoo fades is dependent on a variety of factors that are specific to each patient.

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Medical Directors and Tattoo Removal Clinics

As entrepreneurs begin the process of building a laser tattoo removal business, they run into the state guidelines recommending or requiring medical supervision or the here-and-there role of a medical director. This medical director figure can come in many different forms, with as many different medical backgrounds, licenses, and locations in relation to the laser business.

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Understanding Your Patients' Skin Types

One of the most frequently asked questions from laser technicians and practitioners is, “Does skin type matter for laser tattoo removal?” The answer is yes.

Skin type is one of the most important factors in determining the success of a laser tattoo removal treatment, and yet, it is often overlooked. Specific protocols must be used accordingly on certain skin types to ensure safe treatment, effective results, and minimized risks of side effects.

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All About the R20 Method of Laser Tattoo Removal

For those already in the tattoo removal field, you may have heard of the R20 method. Occasionally, you may have a patient ask if you offer R20 or "accelerated tattoo removal" at your practice. For those looking to enter the field, it's worth familiarizing yourself with the concept and its pros and cons.

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Scheduling Software for Laser Tattoo Removal Practices

In the past, all medical appointments were made by calling a practice, talking to the receptionist, and scheduling a time for an appointment.

Now, the name of the game is efficiency and flexibility. Patients want to be able to easily book their appointments at any time of day, and practices want to spend less time answering phones.

Fortunately, there are a number of appointment booking software solutions that can both take stress away from offices and empower patients.

These software platforms are continually improving and adding new features, and many of them are affordable and user-friendly.

Laser clinics can have several benefits from investigating and investing in the right software solution for patient scheduling and management:

  1. Easier to convert and schedule patients = more appointments booked and more revenue
  2. No-hassle scheduling process = greater patient satisfaction
  3. Minimized staff time managing bookings = more free time to handle other projects
  4. Better follow-up with patients = reduced no-shows and increased patient retention

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