You’ll want to consult with an experienced tattoo artist, one who knows about removal surgery techniques, because once a tattoo is removed, there are no more “tattoos.” However, there are several simple removal methods, depending on the type of tattoo you have, how long it has been in place, the type of tattoo, and the location. Some of the simple removal methods include:
How long it takes to remove a tattoo Depending on the type(s) of tattoo involved, removing tattoos can take several hours or less. Some, like a large, complicated image, may require several hours. Other simple methods of tattoo removal include:
How much a tattoo is removed If something is removed in the time it takes to get it fixed, it is also removed in the time it takes to “bore” the hole, or break up the tattoo into smaller pieces. For example, if you have a large, complicated image, like a spider’s web, it can take several hours to pull off an entire web, so you will need to get the tattoo done in a professional office. However, if you remove the large image with a small piece of tape, your local hospital can do a quick, easy tattoo removal. Some tattoos will take a combination of the following to remove: Small amount of blood, such as the outline of a heart (around 5 to 10mm) and/or the outline of a spider’s web (around 10 to 15mm)
How long the tattoo stays removed Usually two to three weeks is a good time frame to remove a tattoo. If your tattoo is larger or more complex, then you’ll want to have it removed much sooner because the tattoo cannot “bore” in the time it would take to repair it before you remove it from your tattoo. When you remove one tattoo, usually two or three come off with it because the tattoo has spread into surrounding tissue, causing a red/brown discoloration (or “pink bleed”) and the surrounding area to be redder than usual.
The best tattoo removal method for a large, complex, detailed image like a spider’s web tattoo is to use a needle/puncture. A needle/puncture, if you don’t have one, is like a small glass needle with a tip you