SOURCE: John W. Decorato, MD

John W. Decorato, MD

October 01, 2014 17:46 ET

Staten Island Plastic Surgeon Introduces PicoSure™ - Newest Laser Technology for Tattoo and Acne Scar Removal

Dr. John Decorato, MD Uses the PicoSure™ Picosecond Laser Workstation for More Effective Removal of Tattoos, Scars and Other Facial Imperfections in Less Time Than Other Laser Treatments

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - Staten Island plastic surgeon, John W. Decorato, MD FACS is pleased to announce the use of one of the most cutting-edge laser treatments for patients seeking tattoo removal, as well as acne scar and age spot removal. The PicoSure™ by Cynosure® offers a more effective and faster option for the removal of tattoos, acne scars and other facial imperfections. 

The PicoSure™ Picosecond Laser Workstation offers the latest in laser technology as ultra-short pulses of thermal energy lasting one trillionth of a second hit and break up ink particles. Tattoos are removed in less time than with other methods effectively removing even the hardest colors. In addition to tattoo removal, PicoSure™ is now the only picosecond laser treatment FDA approved to remove acne scars. 

Cynosure®, a leading developer and manufacturer of light-based aesthetic and medical treatment systems, estimates that one in five people with at least one tattoo, regret getting one. Additionally, it is estimated that there was a 43 percent increase in people who had tattoos removed between 2011 and 2012. 

As the only physician on Staten Island using this cutting edge technology, Dr. Decorato stays on the forefront of the latest advancements in plastic surgery. To his credit, he is also one of only three physicians on Staten Island using CoolSculpting™ by Zeltiq® as a non-invasive procedure for fat reduction. 

Dr. Decorato has effectively removed hundreds of tattoos and is ready to continue his effort with the PicoSure™ Picosecond Workstation.

About Dr. John W. Decorato MD
Dr. John W. Decorato, MD is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery; the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify surgeons to perform aesthetic plastic surgery. He is recognized as a foremost plastic surgeon offering an extensive list of cosmetic procedures, including breast augmentation and other breast procedures, facelifts and other facial procedures, liposuction, and other procedures in Staten Island. He received his medical and residential training in plastic surgery at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Dr. Decorato opened his private practice in plastic surgery on Staten Island in 1993. 

Contact Information


    Dr. John W. Decorato, MD FACS
    Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
    2777 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10306
    50 East 69th St. New York, 10021