The Importance of Technical Support

Lasers for tattoo removal are complex systems that require regular maintenance and service to in order to perform properly. In fact, one of the most important factors that tattoo removal business owners should consider when purchasing a laser is whether the manufacturer provides fast and reliable service.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Clinic Office Space

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.

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Deduct Your Tattoo Removal Laser: All About Section 179

Unless you are an experienced business owner that has previously purchased capital equipment, you may have never heard of Section 179.

It's a tax break designed to encourage small business owners to continue investing in growing their businesses. 

If you currently run a business – a physician practice, a medical spa, or even a tattoo shop – the Section 179 deduction can save you thousands on your next tax bill.

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A Physician's Story of Adding on Laser Tattoo Removal [Video]

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.

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Financing Your Tattoo Removal Laser Equipment

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?”

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New vs. Refurbished vs. Used Q-Switched Lasers

If you are looking into purchasing a tattoo removal laser for your practice, there are many options available – new, used, and refurbished.

Many buyers look for used systems to save money, but the systems can end up costing headaches  and even more money  if not properly vetted.

There are pros and cons to each option, and this guide is designed to help you navigate which is the best choice for your needs.

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The Failures of Dye Handpieces for Q-Switched Lasers

If you've looked into tattoo removal laser technology, you may be familiar with "dye handpieces," also called "dye impregnated polymers."

They are handpieces that screw onto the end of the laser's arm and convert the energy that the laser produces into different, new wavelengths of light. For example, an Nd:YAG laser that typically produces 1064 nm and 532 nm wavelengths can use dye handpieces to produce 585 nm and 650 nm wavelengths.

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How to Start a Tattoo Removal Business

Wanting to to profit from laser tattoo removal? You don't have to reinvent the wheel to make it happen.

Standalone tattoo removal practices have existed since the early 2000's.

When you start a tattoo removal business, you can implement strategies that have worked for other successful clinics in the past. 

As tattoos have grown in popularity and awareness of laser tattoo removal has improved, demand has escalated for this procedure. Now is an excellent time to enter the field.

This article provides a checklist of items to help you quickly establish a profitable tattoo removal practice in your market.

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