Many people experience hair loss as they age, which can be embarrassing. Hair loss, thinning hair, and pattern baldness are common problems that can strike at any time. This can be a significant cause of concern and anxiety for many people. But there is still hope. A promising tattooing technique called Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) may provide you with all your desired results without causing lasting damage or regret.
Scalp Micropigmentation is a stippled tattooing method that involves implanting minute, metabolically inert pigment grains beneath the epidermis. Stippling is a technique for drawing or etching dots onto a surface. An SMP artist creates the short hair appearance of a perfectly shaved scalp with creative strokes. Like a permanent concealer, SMP hides the scalp and hair follicles with simulated hair growth.
“Micropigmentation” refers to the aesthetic application of tattooing for medical purposes. Because the scalp skin differs from the rest of the body, the process involved in SMP is not as straightforward as body tattooing. Scalp Micropigmentation is a complex technique for putting microdots smaller than 1 mm in size using one- or three-pronged needles to create the illusion of hair by reducing the contrast between hair and skin. Because this is a technical procedure, it cannot be performed by a tattoo artist. Only a professional practitioner, such as a competent SMP artist, can apply this technique.
SMP can be used to improve hair transplants, repair hair transplants, and hide linear scars. In rare situations, it can be an alternative to hair transplant surgery. It is a fantastic way to blend scars, hypogonadism, or partial alopecia or fill thinning areas into your natural hair since it is used to create the appearance of thicker or denser hair.
SMP is not only practical but also long-lasting. The results will last for years, and the procedure can be repeated if needed. You will love the natural and realistic results – no one will ever know that you have had a treatment done.
Scalp Micropigmentation is bio-absorbable by the immune system through Phagocytosis. If a patient decides to use other treatment techniques for any reason, the Scalp Micropigmentation performed earlier does not create any constraints or deterrents for more treatments. The pigment fades away but does not change color.
If you are considering SMP, it is essential to understand that this is not a cure for hair loss. Scalp Micropigmentation restores a natural, more youthful look. It also has positive psychological effects, such as a boost in confidence. It is a popular choice for both men and women looking for an alternative to medication or surgery.
This patient has scarring alopecia, so she would not be a candidate for surgery at this time. Many practices would not have anything to offer her, but our team customized a treatment plan of Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) to camouflage her thinning/bald patches. Then she is doing a series of Z-Factors to help stimulate potential hair growth to give her a 3-dimensional looking result.
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