Picosecond Laser Tattoo Removal Technology

Picosecond Laser Tattoo Removal Technology

As cosmetic laser technology continues to go through major advancements, picosecond laser technology has overtaken Q-Switched cosmetic lasers as the gold standard for tattoo removal treatment laser machine. Though available in the clinical context from as early as 2012, the technology has recently entered the dermatology field. What has made it especially effective in tattoo removal and a host of other treatments is its ability to produce a pulse width of less than one nanosecond making for faster and more efficient tattoo removal treatments. MedLaserUsa is at the forefront of supplying Medspas in the US and around the world with the latest and affordable cosmetic laser machines for sale or rent. 

What is Picosecond Laser Technology?

Picosecond cosmetic laser machines operate based on the theory of selective photothermolysis. It delivers an extremely short pulse width less than the thermal relaxation time of the target area. The efficacy of picosecond technology is enhanced in sub-ns pulsewidths through overcoming the target’s Stress Relaxation Time and attaining improved elimination of pigment as well as protection of underlying tissue. 

Thermal Lock-in

Whenever a structure is heated, heat conduction causes some of the heat to escape to the surrounding tissue. If the heating persists for a long period, heat loss will occur simultaneously with the heat resulting in a limited increase in temperature. When heated over short time bursts, there is a marked rise in temperature due to limited time for heat diffusion enabling selective thermal destruction of pigment. The attainment of thermal lock-in vastly depends on the structure’s temporal; threshold or thermal relaxation time (TRT), which in turn, depends on the structure’s absorption as well as heat diffusion coefficients.

Stress Lock-in

When a particle is heated, it expands thermally and results in stress diffusion (diffusion of the surrounding tissue). Heating over extremely short time periods there is inadequate time for the stress within the particle to diffuse, resulting in stress lock-in. The particle can easily be fractured when ample stress is generated. Stress lock-in is not achieved during laser tattoo removal using ns Q-Switched technology as they emit a pulse that is longer that the stress relaxation time (SRT) of the tattoo pigment. Only picosecond cosmetic laser machines can overcome SRT. 

Applications of Picosecond Cosmetic Laser Machines

Picosecond is widely used for tattoo removal treatments by laser. Apart from this, it also works effectively for:

  • Acne scarring
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Rhytides
  • Minocycline-induced pigmentation
  • Facial wrinkles
  • Dermal and Mixed type melasma
  • Facial photopigmentation and aging
  • Eyeliner tattoos
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Erythemato-telangiectatic rosacea

Popular Picosecond Laser Machines

MedLaserUSA offers new and used tattoo removal machines for sale including picosecond technology. Some of the popular picosecond cosmetic laser machines available for sale and rent include:

  • Cynosure Picosure (755 nm wavelength)
  • Lutronic PicoPlus (800 mJ & dual pulse duration pico 450 ps & Nanosecond 2nm) 
  • Syneron Candela Picoway (1064 nm & 532 nm fractional and non-fractional capabilities)
  • Alma Lasers Pixel CO2 (
  • Alma Lasers PicoClear (1064 nm Nd: YAG, 532 nm KTP, 650 nm, and 585 nm)
  • Lumenis Pico4 (Nano & Picosecond wavelengths)


All our used tattoo removal machines for sale are fully restored, tested and come with a strong warranty. You can choose the best equipment from a range of all popular and latest solutions. 

We Can Help!

When looking to get the latest in cutting edge technology for laser tattoo removal, picosecond technology is the way to go. Talk to us today to get a customized deal on new or used cosmetic laser machines for sale or rent. We also offer certification training for practitioners to help them conform to the law and also provide safe and effective treatments. Our team of technicians also provides some of the best maintenance and repair services for your laser equipment to make sure that you never go without help and get real value on your investment. Call us today to discuss your requirements and get a customized deal at 888 284 2486. You can also email us at info@medlaserusa.com, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

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