Laser Tattoo Removal

Advanced Laser Tattoo Removal System

Advanced Laser Tattoo Removal System

We offer Enlighten™ in our Bloomfield, Connecticut practice which is the most advanced laser tattoo removal system for the effective and safe removal of tattoos and benign pigmented lesions. Enlighten™ uses both second generation Picosecond and Nanosecond technology, which allows our medical providers to individualize treatments in order to achieve faster and more complete tattoo clearance on all skin types. Enlighten™ can remove tattoos in significantly fewer treatments compared to traditional Q-switched laser technology, as well as treat tattoos that have stopped responding to it. We are the first in the Greater Hartford area to offer laser tattoo removal with Enlighten™.

Before and After

*Individual results may vary

Watch Dr. Padilla discussing and performing an Enlighten™ laser tattoo removal treatment on WTNH News 8 (ABC CT):

WFSB Channel 3 (CBS CT) features Dr. Barbara Padilla discussing and performing an Enlighten™ laser tattoo removal treatment:

Frequently Asked Questions

Enlighten™ has dual pulse speeds (750 Picoseconds and 2 Nanoseconds) and dual wavelengths (1064 nm and 532nm). Dual pulse speeds makes it possible to shatter ink particles in the way most appropriate for a particular tattoo, while dual wavelengths allows more effective removal of different colors from a single tattoo. Enlighten™ also has a wide spot-size range (2mm to 8mm) which allows small and large tattoos to be removed in a similar amount of time.  As a result, Enlighten™ can remove tattoos more completely and in significantly fewer treatments, regardless of colors involved and skin type, than alternative laser tattoo removal technologies.

The total number of laser tattoo removal treatments required varies depending on the composition, depth and the color of the ink, as well as the size of the tattoo. Patients should be prepared for multiple treatment sessions approximately 8 to 12 weeks apart. For fresh tattoos, the skin must be completely healed (typically takes at least two weeks) before beginning treatment. Our medical providers will be able to estimate the number of treatments that will be required during your consultation. Enlighten™, however, can remove tattoos in significantly fewer treatments compared to traditional Q-switched technology.

Tattoo ink is deposited deep in the skin. In order to reach all of the ink in the skin, multiple treatment sessions are needed for clearance. Depth, size and color of the tattoo also impact the number of treatments needed.

Yes, in most cases. However, it is important to know that some ink colors are more difficult to clear than others. We will determine if Enlighten™ laser tattoo removal will meet your expectations during your consultation.

Patients compare the sensation to a rubber band being snapped against their skin. We can provide topical anesthetics to minimize discomfort.

No. Enlighten™ provides the safest, most advanced and effective laser tattoo removal treatment option for all skin types. Sometimes the skin is scarred when the tattoo is originally applied, but Enlighten™ will not create a scar.

Most patients experience some redness and swelling immediately following the treatment. These side effects are temporary and the skin heals completely over time.

No. Patients can return to regular activities immediately following the treatment.

Our pricing is very competitive, especially since Enlighten™ requires significantly fewer treatments than alternative approaches and we offer complimentary consultations with one of our medical providers. We also offer convenient monthly payment plans through CareCredit. Check for current promotions and special offers.

*Individual results may vary

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Abbey Aesthetics

701 Cottage Grove Road - Building E, Suite 210 - Bloomfield, CT 06002

Monday - Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

(860) 242-0497

Service Locations

Abbey Aesthetics offers laser and cosmetic skin treatments performed by a physician and serves the Connecticut (CT). We serve towns of Bloomfield, West Hartford, Simsbury, Avon,Canton, New Hartford, Farmington, Burlington, Suffield, Windsor, South Windsor, East Granby, Granby, Bristol, New Britain, Southington, Plainville, Enfield, Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, Torrington, Litchfield, Glastonbury, Manchester, Vernon,Hartford, Barkhamsted, Harwinton, Norfolk, Washington, Watertown, Cromwell, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Middletown, Old Saybrook, Portland, Cheshire, Hamden, Wallingford, Milford, Meriden, Middlebury, North Haven, West Haven, North Branford,Colchester, East Lyme, Lebanon, Lyme, Old Lyme, Andover, Bolton, Columbia, Coventry, Ellington, Hebron, Mansfield, Somers, Tolland, Storrs, Farmington Valley, Woodbridge, Madison, Orange, New Haven, and Waterbury, as well as Springfield, West Springfield, Woronoco, Holyoke, Westfield, Granville, West Granville, Southwick, Feeding Hills, Agawam, Chicopee, Ludlow, Hampden, Wilbraham, Monson, South Monson, Wales, Holland, Brimfield, East Brimfield, East Longmeadow and Longmeadow, Massachusetts (MA) and Westerly, Charlestown, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Hopkinton, Richmond, Exeter, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Coventry, West Warwick, Warwick, Foster, Scituate, Glocester, Burrillville, Smithfield, Johnston, Cranston and Providence, Rhode Island (RI).