Tattoo Removal in Esher, Jill Zander

Find confidence in your skin with tattoo removal. The laser specialists at sk:n offer the safest, most effective laser tattoo removal.

  
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Get bespoke skincare advice from our experts in Esher, Jill Zander

We use high grade lasers for Tattoo Removal

Located in one of Esher’s main street, one of over 50 clinics nationwide

sk:n clinic in Esher is now known as Esher, Jill Zander

Jill Zander, part of the sk:n group which is located in Esher, Surrey and are one of the leading skincare clinics within the area dedicated to providing the very best in beauty and aesthetic treatments. Founded by Jill Zander, who is internationally recognised in the beauty and aesthetics industry for her commitment to excellence in both service and innovation.

Your treatments will not change, you’ll still see the same doctors and practitioners, and you can expect the same exceptional standards of care you’ve always had.

Your Trusted Tattoo Removal Clinic in Esher

Laser tattoo removal is a safe and effective way of permanently removing a tattoo. Where some other methods, such as tattoo removal creams, dermabrasion and surgery, may result in scarring and infection, laser tattoo removal at Esher, Jill Zander is safe and proven effective. If you’re interested in getting a tattoo removed in Esher, Jill Zander, book a consultation with our tattoo removal experts to find out if laser treatment is suitable for you.

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Laser tattoo removal before and afters

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laser tattoo removal after After

The UK’s leading laser, dermatology and skin clinics

Delivering outstanding, personalised service for over 30 years

Industry leading care, training and safety regulations

Medically qualified laser tattoo experts

Frequently asked questions

How does laser tattoo removal work?

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Lasers remove tattoos by safely applying intense light to the pigment and breaking up the ink into tiny particles. After several treatments (with regular intervals between sessions), the body breaks down and removes the pigment in the tattoo, causing it to fade.

Does laser tattoo removal hurt?

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Unfortunately, no method of tattoo removal is completely pain-free. It’s similar to the feeling of having a rubber band repeatedly flicked against the skin. Others describe it as a rapid succession of sharp pinpricks, or a warm, prickly sensation. Because a lot of energy is needed in order for the laser to break up the ink particles under your skin, laser tattoo removal can be uncomfortable for some people, so we offer cooling spray and aloe vera gel to calm the skin post-treatment, and SPF to protect the area. Your skin will also need 6 – 12 weeks to properly recover between treatments.

How long does it take to remove a tattoo with lasers?

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A course of 6-10 treatments is often enough to remove the tattoo, depending on the colour and depth of the ink, and the location and age of the tattoo.

How do I know if tattoo removal is suitable for me?

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Laser tattoo removal may not be suitable for you if you have a dark skin tone; this is due to the potential of the treatment leaving a ‘ghosting’ effect, where the skin is left lighter than the surrounding area. During your consultation, our tattoo experts will assess your tattoo and determine which solution is most appropriate for you. In some cases, the most appropriate form of removal for a tattoo could be excision. This involves having the tattoo surgically removed using a scalpel, with a local anaesthetic applied. Although more invasive, it can sometimes be the most effective solution and may also be quicker.

I want to fade my tattoo so I can change the design or add colour. How many treatments will I need?

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A tattoo can be faded adequately and re-covered after a couple of sessions. Your practitioner will be able to advise how many sessions you are likely to need during your consultation.

I’ve had my tattoo done recently. Is it easier to remove?

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The ink particles of the tattoo are normally injected deep into the dermis (the second layer of skin). In order to reverse this process effectively, the pigment within the skin needs to be broken down using targeted lasers. It isn’t necessarily the case that if you have a change of heart shortly after getting your tattoo, it is easier to remove.

Is tattoo removal safe?

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Yes, it’s very safe. The laser energy is selectively absorbed by the tattoo ink only, meaning that surrounding tissues are not affected and there is no lasting damage to the skin. At sk:n, we operate within the strictest safety and medical protocols, so you can trust you’re in the safest hands at sk:n.

What’s the difference between laser tattoo removal and other methods?

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At sk:n we remove tattoos either with medical-grade lasers, or excision, which is delivered by a doctor, depending on the tattoo or skin type. We do not recommend the following methods of tattoo removal because they can cause scarring and have a high risk of infection.

  • Tattoo removal creams – these work by dissolving the tattoo using chemicals such as hydroquinone, kojic acid, alpha arbutin and TCA. They cannot completely remove a tattoo, but may reduce its appearance in some cases.
  • Dermabrasion tattoo removal – this involves using an abrasive device to blast the surface of the skin in order to break down the tattoo and remove the top layers of skin. A local anaesthetic is usually administered as this is a painful method of removal.
  • Salabrasion – this works in a similar way to dermabrasion but involves applying water and salt in addition to an abrasive device in order to lift and remove layers of skin.
  • Acid tattoo removal – some people are now using acids, similar to those used in chemical skin peels, to burn away layers of the skin in order to get rid of their tattoos. Many health professionals strongly advise against this method.

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Esher Jill Zander Opening Times

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

10:00 - 20:00

Wednesday

10:00 - 20:00

Thursday

09:00 - 19:00

Friday

09:00 - 17:30

Saturday

09:00 - 17:00

Sunday

Closed

Clinic Address

96 High Street, Esher, KT10 9QJ

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Finding us

By car: If you’re travelling from the south, take the A3 via the M25 and travel up Copsem Lane to reach the clinic. If travelling from the North, take the A309 via the M25 and travel down the A307 to reach the clinic. There is some on-street parking next to The Albert Arms, less than 30 seconds from the clinic, or alternatively, you can park at Heather Place car park, less than a minute’s walk from the clinic.

By train: Esher railway station is a 20 minute walk away from the clinic. Travel down Station road onto the A307 to reach us. Or if you prefer, there are plenty of taxis available from the train station.

By bus: There are two bus stops located outside Giggling Squid, 5 minutes walk away from the clinic. 458, 513, 514, 515, 663 and 715 buses stop here.

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