Laser Tattoo Removal

Erase Tattoos With Laser Tattoo Removal in Vancouver

Our experienced dermatologists safely and effectively remove tattoos with a wide range of ink colors on a variety of skin types.

  • Comprehensive consultations and tailored treatment plans for all skin types/tones
  • Technologically advanced targeted treatments administered at our first-class research center
  • All treatments performed by our US-trained, double board-certified dermatologists


  • Downtime: Minimal – Moderate
  • Pain Level: Very Minimal – Moderate
  • Results Duration: Permanent
  • Treats: A wide range of tattoo ink colors
  • Side Effects: Bruising, bleeding, inflammation, localized pain, tenderness or swelling, redness, peeling
  • Location: Face and body
  • Follow-Up: 4 – 6 Weeks
  • How Performed: Laser settings are determined by the physician, and the physician performs your laser treatment
  • Preparation: Topical and local anesthetic available
  • Procedure Type: Laser
  • Expected Outcome: Reduce the appearance of and permanently remove unwanted tattoos

The Proof Is Our Results

100% Of Treatments Performed By Board-Certified Dermatologists

At Waterfront, we have one of the largest collections of un-filtered before/after photos of our real life patients.

Treatments offered for laser tattoo removal:

PicoWay® & PicoSure®

PicoWay and PicoSure are powerful, well-tolerated, and effective lasers used to address acne scarring, wrinkles, tattoo removal, benign pigmented lesions, and more.

Treatments Help To:

Remove tattoo ink

Target a wide range of ink colors and effectively remove tattoos with the PicoWay and PicoSure lasers.

Treat age spots and sun damage

Significantly reduce targeted areas of sun damage and age spots that may be in the area.

Improve tone and texture

Improve your skin’s overall color, texture, and tone.

Improve scarring

Additionally, our devices can treat any scarring or blemishes.

Address pigmentation concerns

Our devices can treat any additional pigmentation-related concerns in the area.

Meet the Doctors

About Dr. Wu

Dr. Wu is a double board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the USA with specialty training in Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery via the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Fellowship program. He has authored over a hundred medical articles and textbook chapters in both general and aesthetic dermatology, and his work has been cited by other experts in the field over 2000 times.

About Dr. Wat

Dr. Heidi Wat is a Harvard trained double board-certified dermatologist who completed fellowships in cosmetic dermatologic surgery (ASDS) and Mohs micrographic surgery (ACMS) – the only dermatologist in Canada to achieve both distinctions.

About Dr. Wat

Dr. Heidi Wat is a Harvard trained double board-certified dermatologist who completed fellowships in cosmetic dermatologic surgery (ASDS) and Mohs micrographic surgery (ACMS) – the only dermatologist in Canada to achieve both distinctions.

Real Patients. Real Trust.

Rated 5 Stars on Google, Yelp, & Realself

All testimonials are from trusted national websites that use algorithms to vet and authenticate their reviews.


I recommend her to anyone requiring an amazing dermatologist – Dr Heidi Wat is your doctor.


Rosalind Enktaiya

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

上几个星期去屈醫生診所做了玻尿酸注l射和一個面部皮膚擊光、效果很好、皮膚光滑柔嫩了黑班沒有了、法令紋消除了、口角紋不見了。 我的朋友都說我年輕咗几年、整個人都開心和輕鬆了、感謝屈醫生送給我的大驚喜!多謝你的專業精神


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I trust Dr Wu implicitly, and travel many miles to see the doctor who is responsible for all of the compliments I get on my skin

Shannon Byrne

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

我係上了年紀的女士、在 Dr. Heidi Wat皮膚诊所做面部擊光當時我很多老人斑、膚色很黑、感覺很煩、不想照镜。 現在对比很大、黑斑消除、均匀美白、 簡直是天壤之别、非常開心! 在止感謝屈醫生


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my face


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Dr. Wat 做的激光治疗非常好,我觉得医生和那里的设施都非常专业。Dr. Wat很细心,非常耐心的向我解释了所有的疗程,看得出经验丰富。帮助了我祛斑和打針去皱纹都沒有痛楚的感觉,令我对自己更有自信。感觉皮肤肉眼可见的有提升的效果,非常推荐!


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Why Choose Waterfront Skin & Laser for Laser Tattoo Removal

Centrally located in Downtown Vancouver at a premier medical building, Waterfront Skin & Laser hosts two US-trained, double board-certified dermatologists: Drs. Wu and Wat. All of our treatments are performed by Drs. Wu and Wat, meaning when you come to Waterfront Skin & Laser, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest-quality treatments performed by accredited physicians at the top of their field.

Our physicians specialize in treating all skin types and skin tones and have thorough experience treating a variety of skin types. This is very beneficial when performing laser tattoo removal treatments to ensure your laser settings are safe and effective for your skin type.

Our office also serves as a leading, first-class research center where Drs. Wu and Wat prioritize developing, optimizing, and offering our patients breakthrough technology. These cutting-edge treatments are often included in our signature proprietary combination treatments. At Waterfront Skin & Laser, we take pride in having a wide range of the latest and greatest treatment options for laser tattoo removal on the market.

How Your Laser Tattoo Removal Treatment Will Go

1. Consultation

You will begin with a one-on-one consultation with one of our board-certified dermatologists and receive a customized treatment plan. Our consultation fee is $250.00, which is applied towards your treatment cost should you wish to proceed with treatment. To schedule your consultation, please contact our cosmetic concierge department at 604.281.4211 or at

2. Scheduling

After your consultation, you will receive your treatment plan with finalized pricing and will be able to schedule your treatment. Please note that same-day treatment may be available if you wish to have your treatment after your consultation.

3. Treatment

Your treatment will be administered by your physician. Numbing is available for most treatments if desired.

4. Follow-Up

Within 24-48 hours after your consultation or treatment, you will receive a follow-up call from our concierge department to ensure that your consultation went well and that you are healing smoothly (if treatment is performed).

Laser Tattoo Removal FAQs

How does laser tattoo removal work?

Our physicians formulate a targeted treatment plan that reflects your tattoo removal needs, including the color of ink, the size of the tattoo, and your skin tone and type. Laser settings are then carefully considered. Most laser procedures last about 15-30 minutes. Multiple sessions are generally required for complete tattoo removal.

How much does laser tattoo removal cost?

Pricing varies depending on your treatment plan and will be determined during your consultation.

How long does laser tattoo removal last?

Laser tattoo removal is considered a permanent procedure.

What are the side effects of laser tattoo removal?

Side effects may include bruising, bleeding, inflammation, localized pain, tenderness or swelling, redness, and peeling.

Is laser tattoo removal painful?

Most laser tattoo removal treatments have a minimal to moderate pain level; numbing and post-op care are always provided to ensure patient comfort.

How long will it take for laser tattoo removal to work?

You can see results within about 14-21 days after your first tattoo removal session. Results progress as you continue your sessions.