Permanent color for Vitiligo(micropigmentation)
Micropigmentation involves implanting small particles of natural pigment under the skin similar to a tattoo. The procedure is sometimes called ‘permanent cosmetics.’It helps blend the color of vitiligo to more closely that match of the surrounding skin.It breaks up the texture of the vitiligo skin by softening and falattening it.
How to prepare for the procedure:
Before the procedure, dermatologist will review the patient’s medical history and conduct a physical exam. This is the time for the doctor and patient to discuss expectations, potential risks and outcomes of the procedure. It’s important to remember that micropigmentation skill levels vary widely. Patients should ask for references.
What to expect after the procedure:
1.Swelling in the treated area that can be treated with ice packs and ointments.
2.Improved appearance in treated area within a few days.
3.Full healing of treated area in four to six weeks.
4.Follow-up treatment may be necessary in some cases.