May 27, 2015 Dr Michelle Lyners

Registered Laser Tattoo Removal Service

Registered laser tattoo removal service in Northern Ireland

Are you having your tattoo removed by a registered laser tattoo removal service? How do you know and why is it important?

Every laser tattoo removal service in Northern Ireland, has to be registered with RQIA. RQIA is the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority. They inspect, register and regulate all clinics, studios and hospitals that provide a laser tattoo removal service.

Why is it important to know if you are treated within a registered laser tattoo removal service?

  • The person treating you is trained to the appropriate level
  • The equipment is safe and working properly
  • The treatment protocols are set up by a medical doctor
  • The premises is inspected and deemed as a safe environment for you to be in

How do you know whether you are treated by a registered laser tattoo removal service?

Look for this sign –

Registered laser tattoo removal service

 

 

 

 

Who can display this sign? Only a premises that passed a rigorous inspection for quality and safety and has a registration number with RQIA is allowed to display this sign of quality assurance.

Now, some business do not display this sign, but they will clearly state that they are registered with RQIA. Why? Because any tattoo removal service who is willing to be inspected, do so, because they have gone to the trouble of being appropriately trained and invested in equipment that is safe to use.

There are several registered laser tattoo removal services in Northern Ireland. Some are based in clinics, others in hospitals, while some tattoo removal services are very closely associated with tattoo studios and will clearly show that they are registered. Irrespective of where the tattoo removal service is located, if they are registered, then they have done so, because they care about the service they provide to you.

The most important thing to remember is that a tattoo removal laser in the wrong hands, can cause immeasurable and often irreversible damage to your skin. Why run the risk?

For your own safety and peace of mind, make sure you only seek out a registered laser tattoo removal service here in Northern Ireland.

 

 

 

 

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Dr Michelle Lyners Dentist Laser Clinician