Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the laser tattoo removal market by expanding your existing practice or starting a new business. Laser tattoo removal has grown increasingly popular over the last couple of years as more and more people seek to remove their unwanted tattoos.
Q-switched lasers have made a huge impact in the aesthetic world, primarily for their ability to safely and effectively remove unwanted tattoos. However, that’s not all they’re capable of doing. This innovative technology has been instrumental in the development of various clinical and dermatological applications.
While there are many decisions to be made when starting a laser tattoo removal clinic – the laser being the one of greatest importance – the clinic space itself must be taken into consideration. What should this space look like? How big should it be? What kind of setting should it be in?
This article will provide five tips for choosing clinic office space by discussing all things involved with clinic location, building type, layout, design, and setup process.
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:
Hair removal is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures, as virtually every person has some amount of pesky, unwanted hair that they would like permanently removed.
The procedure rose to popularity in the mid 90's, once the technology was publicly available, and has stayed a powerhouse procedure in the aesthetic and dermatological fields ever since.
The initial tattoo removal consultation is an important moment for every patient and every practice.
It's an opportunity to showcase your knowledge of the procedure, establish repore with your patient, and gain their trust so that they decide to proceed with treatments.
You'll want to answer their questions thoroughly and express your expertise in laser tattoo removal.
We've gathered the most common patient questions about laser tattoo removal for your reference. Anyone that interacts with a patient – from the receptionist to the practitioner – should feel confident discussing these topics.
One of the most frequent concerns for laser tattoo removal patients is the pain of the procedure.
Although all tattoo removal patients have previously experienced the pain of having a tattoo applied, many are apprehensive about the discomfort associated with laser tattoo removal.
Pain responses to laser tattoo removal are varied. Most patients say the procedure feels similar to getting the tattoo, although some say it hurts less... and some say it hurts more. The sensation is commonly described as bearable yet uncomfortable and "similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin."
The vast majority of tattoo removal providers offer some form of skin numbing to patients during their appointments. You want to reassure your patients that they are in good hands and that you have the means to make them as comfortable as possible.
Tattoo removal is undeniably a quickly growing field, and services are in high demand. Physicians and existing practices looking to grow revenue are entering the field, adding tattoo removal to their list of procedure offerings.
Because different practices implement tattoo removal differently, they have different outcomes. "Success" in any field is subjective, but, at Astanza, we believe that treatment results, patient satisfaction, practitioner satisfaction, and profitability are all key factors of defining success with laser tattoo removal.
Below is a testimonial from Dr. George Gavrila, owner and physician at ProMD Health, an aesthetics and anti-aging practice in Baltimore. His practice performs laser tattoo removal under the Baltimore Tattoo Removal brand – here is his story about implementing the procedure.
You are wanting to offer tattoo removal services, you’ve done (or are doing) online research for the market and technology, and maybe you’ve had a conversation or two with a laser company representative. At some point – either sooner or later – you asked the question, “how much is a tattoo removal laser?”