Scalp micropigmentation or trichopigmentation is a non-surgical and semi-permanent technique that simulates the growth of hair from the scalp. The effect is achieved by introducing pigments into the skin of different shades and with different angles of penetration, to achieve the most realistic result possible.
What is capillary micropigmentation?
Scalp micropigmentation is used to hide scars, to give a sensation of greater capillary density and to create a shaved head appearance in the case of total alopecia and scarring.
It is also used to recover other areas. Thus, eyebrow and beard tricopigmentation is quite common and achieves very good results, especially if combined with a hair transplant in these areas.
To summarize, we can say that the main objectives are to modify, correct, beautify and semi-permanently rebalance certain body features by implanting pigment in the skin.
For whom is micropigmentation recommended?
Trichopigmentation or capillary micropigmentation is useful for people who want to hide scars as a result of incorrectly performed follicular unit extraction or transplant procedures.
However, this is not always the case, especially if the surgeon does not have the necessary experience or training. Thus, hair transplant scars are the most common type of marks that clients want to cover with micropigmentation. However, capillary micropigmentation in women and capillary micropigmentation in men can also be applied to hide scars caused by injury or surgery.
Do not forget that hair transplantation is a full-fledged surgery. It requires an invasive procedure with incisions made by surgical instruments. Scar tissue naturally forms a protective barrier over any cuts or injuries, in the body’s effort to replace cells that have been destroyed. Unfortunately, scar tissue lacks the elasticity and flexibility of healthy skin.
Why is hair micropigmentation performed?
If we experience hair thinning or detect symptoms of alopecia, scalp micropigmentation is a good option to recover the feeling of natural hair. It is a non-surgical procedure that can aesthetically complement conventional treatments against hair loss and provides exceptional results.
What is hair micropigmentation?
Scalp micropigmentation is a tattoo technique that began as a technique to draw freckles and transform flat brows into defined arches. Now this procedure has evolved and is used on the scalp as well, with practitioners inking thousands of tiny dots to mimic hair follicles.
The technique consists of injecting a small amount of pigment into the superficial layer of the dermis of the scalp, with the main objective of simulating the presence of shaved-looking hair. It is a practically painless procedure and, without a doubt, it is an option to cover unpopulated areas, achieving a shaved hair effect, if there is no donor area for a transplant. It is also useful for patients who want a more dense appearance in areas that have already been transplanted or to hide small defects in areas with short hair, such as scars.
As a complement to hair transplantation, it may allow us to cover larger extensions if the donor areas are weak and it does not allow us to make a successful transplant. Likewise, micropigmentation can be performed in the recipient area, where we have previously performed a hair microtransplant, to give a greater sensation of density. It can also be applied to the donor area, to also give a greater sensation of density.
How long does micropigmentation last?
Although the duration of hair micropigmentation varies depending on the person, the common thing is that you do not have to do a touch-up until after 3-4 years.
How long does the Scalp Micropigmentation procedure take?
The professional will assess the hair loss and will ask the patient several questions to determine if they are a good candidate for Scalp Micropigmentation. If we are an ideal candidate, the professional will advise us on how to prepare for the procedure.
We can also ask any questions during the first visit. The duration per session is usually one hour if a small area is to be micropigmented, but the time increases if we are talking about larger areas.
Going into more detail, this technique reaches a depth that varies between 0.25 and 1.75 millimeters in the skin. This will make it possible to achieve the desired image without harming the scalp.
How many micropigmentation sessions are needed?
This technique is performed between 2 and 3 times with a duration per session of approximately 1 hour if it is a small area. In another case, it could take longer, depending on the size of the area to be treated. Taking into account that it is painless, it is a relatively simple and quick process to perform.
Does Scalp Micropigmentation Hurt?
Hair micropigmentation treatments for women and hair micropigmentation for men are practically painless and fast.
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