Key considerations for ensuring optimal laser tattoo removal outcomes include skin type, nature and color of tattoos, and careful selection of laser parameters, according to a comprehensive, literature-based overview of laser tattoo removal published in Dermatologic Therapy.

In their paper, dermatology experts from the Universitas Hasanuddin in Indonesia indicate that there are several considerations involved in laser parameters with laser tattoo removal. These parameters include pulse width, fluence, spot size, and repetition rate. In terms of pulse width, the researchers wrote that a minimum of nanosecond pulse is necessary to achieve an optimal tattoo removal with a laser approach.

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