Removing Fear First, Then Ink: Answers To 3 Common Questions About Tattoo Removal

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Everyone makes mistakes, but for people with tattoos they regret, these mistakes come with a visual reminder. If you have a tattoo that no longer delights you, you are not alone. According to a poll conducted in 2012 by Harris Interactive, 14% of respondents claimed they regretted getting a tattoo. Fortunately, the options for tattoo removal have evolved. This makes it easier than ever before to get rid of that unwanted ink. If you have considered tattoo removal, here are the answers to three questions you’ve likely asked yourself. 1. What is the best way to get rid of my unwanted tattoo? As more people seek out tattoo removal services, the options for having one’s unwanted ink erased are growing. If you have considered tattoo removal for yourself, you have probably heard of at-home creams, intense pulsated light therapy, and laser removal services. Determining which option is best suited to meet your individual needs can be difficult, but cost can be a factor. To fully erase a single tattoo with laser therapy you will probably need between one and ten sessions, at a cost of $250 to $850 per session. Intense pulsated light therapy comes with an even heftier price tag, averaging $10 per pulse. At-home creams are by far the most affordable, but may not be able to produce the quality results that its pricier counterparts can. Take cost into consideration when determining which method of tattoo removal to invest in. If laser tattoo removal seems like a good option, contact a company like Precision Laser Tattoo Removal. 2. Can all tattoo ink colors be removed? While that brightly colored tattoo might have seemed like a good idea at the time, colored ink presents a unique challenge when it comes to tattoo removal. Fortunately, different lasers can be used to remove varying color pigments. As a general rule, dark green and black are the colors that are easiest to remove. Bright colors like yellow, purple, turquoise, or fluorescent dyes don’t fade as easily, making them more challenging to remove. As you choose a tattoo removal method, be sure that you take the colors in your tattoo into consideration in order to achieve the greatest results. 3.  Will getting my tattoo removed be painful? Many people live with unwanted tattoos because they are afraid the removal process will be too painful. You might be surprised to find that, while unpleasant, tattoo removal is actually quite tolerable. Many patients liken the process to the sensation you get when a rubber band is snapped against your skin. If you are worried about the pain, you can take a non-aspirin pain reliever. Because pain relievers containing aspirin could lead to increased bruising after your...

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Do You Need New Glasses Or A Basic Repair?

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Life takes people through amazing twists and turns, but their glasses may not be able to survive all of those challenges. From outdoor living to indoor accidents, a lot of changes can affect our frames for the worse. If you’re in love with a specific glasses frame or don’t want to spend money on an entirely new pair, consider a few inspection and maintenance points that may help you decide whether or not to replace it all: Popped Out Lenses Rough handling can send a lens flying out of a pair of glasses’ frames. The frames are usually held in place with precision pressure by a set of screws that bind around the lens, keeping it in place without having to use bonding materials. If the lenses are stepped on, sat on or cleaned with too much force, the lens may fly out and it may be a bit too difficult to get them back in. Don’t worry too much about replacement; as long as the screw is in place or can be found and the frames aren’t terrible damaged, you can usually slip the lens back in place. Some glasses may allow you to pop the lenses in places for a simple screw-in tightening. If the frame has been completely popped open at the screw, you may have a harder to getting the lens to sit in place. Try to fasten the screw just enough to close the frames, but secure enough so that the screw won’t come out again as you put the lens in place. If the screw is long enough, you may be able to fasten the frame around the lens, but this is seldom the case. If your glasses are half frames or advertised as rimless, a lost lens is a much bigger problem. These lenses are usually held in place by a plastic or silicon band which can break easily. If the band is broken or the adhesive keeping the lens in place is damaged, you’ll need to visit an optometrist for a new pair of glasses or repairs. Leg In Or Leg Out The legs on your glasses aren’t just for securing a resting position on your ears. The balance and angle of your glasses are largely determined by the straightness of the legs. Unfortunately, bent legs can be a major problem for your vision. If the legs are bent to a certain degree, one lens may be pointing at a drastically different angle. The difference may be obvious, or it may be slight enough to go unnoticed by eyesight alone while causing unnecessary strain on your eyes. One or both of your eyes may constantly be out of focus as vision adjustment...

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