Introduction

Living with scars is a constant reminder of those dreadful, traumatic events. There are multiple methods of post scars camouflage treatment to conceal or soften scat texture. If the scar is lighter than the body complexion, then semi-permanent pigment can soften the scar on the face or body. The technician chooses the right blend of lacquer, which merges with the skin color, texture. This makeup procedure can diminish the visibility of scars deriving from post-surgery, stretch marks, Caesar, self –harm or contracture (burn).

How it is done at AACSH

The pigment is injected by the beauty therapist through microneedle in the affected skin area, multiple times until the desired outcome established. Post scars camouflage treatment is a micro-pigmentation process also referred to as cosmetic/medical tattooing. The artist infuses the bespoke pigments in the scar area of the skin so that the scar tissues merge with adjoining skin tone. The severity of the blemish affects the outcome of the process; however, a noticeable improvement is visible after the treatment.

Results/ Expectations

A remarkable improvement is evident after the first session of Post scars camouflage treatment. After the treatment, the result differs from person to person. Using growth factor induction therapy is immensely successful in treating both raised and depressed scars. If the disfigurement is light and even with adjacent skin texture, the pigmentation gives a seamless, flawless look.

Duration (how long the results will show up)

In scars camouflage treatment, the artist selects a pigment blend that is similar to skin tone. The implanted pigments fade away after two to three years, you need a touch-up to continue the effect.

Risk Factors

Allergic reactions, swelling, crusting, bleeding (few minutes to hours), bloodborne diseases such as HIV, hepatitis are common side effects of micro-pigmentation tattooing. Side effects are more common if the treatment conducted under unhygienic conditions, and unskilled artists.

Cost

The cost of post scars camouflage treatment varies from the geographic position, proficiency, and charge of the artist.