A review of the scalp micropigmentation treatment for hair loss

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Finding the right remedy for balding is best accomplished with proper guidance. A novice should avoid relying on advertisements as a gauge for credibility. It might not provide enough information about the applicability of a product or service to their current condition. Balding has many forms and is best identified by a qualified physician before seeking treatment. There are also different stages that occur within some hair loss conditions meriting a different approach as a result. This is not usually the case when it comes to scalp micropigmentation.

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It is the type of treatment that can be appropriate for almost every type of hair loss condition. What stage the balding is in would hardly affect its applicability. The great thing about scalp micropigmentation is that it may be implemented for almost every kind of hair loss condition. It would not matter how early or advanced the phase of balding is being experienced. This method can provide results quicker compared to most of the remedies available in the market.
Scalp micropigmentation is essentially an illusion of hair that is meant to camouflage a balding condition. It is not created to replace actual hair follicles but only to mimic them. This is achieved through the use of quality inks and specialised equipment that are utilised by an experienced scalp micropigmentation practitioner. The skin tone and facial features of the patient are also considered in creating the hair pattern. This will influence how the size, colour, shape and density of the pigments will appear in the overall design.
This treatment has three major applications that a prospective client can choose from. The most common selection would probably be the “just-shaven” style. It requires that the patient maintain his hair cropped very short to achieve uniformity with the two-dimensional pigments. This scalp micropigmentation design can be used on any kind of balding condition. The next type is a bit more restrictive though can be considered a more realistic. It can use the patient’s existing hair to create a denser looking three-dimensional appearance. The hair loss being experienced however should only be limited to diffuse thinning while the hairline remains intact. The last kind of scalp micropigmentation is used to cover scarring as a result of hair transplant surgery or other type of trauma to the head. This will be most effective if the scar tissue is flat and colorless. Any raised scars might require the use of Fraxel laser treatment to smooth it out.
Permanence is another great feature of scalp micropigmentation. A patient does not have to worry about a change in their appearance because these pigments are already set in place. This might however be a concern for some who would like to keep up with current style trends. It is true that an aggressive looking hairline might be better suited for younger men while a softer one is a better match for those who are more senior in age. Laser removal procedure can easily solve this predicament by quickly taking off the pigments of the old design. Another scalp micropigmentation treatment is all that is required to complete the new style.
The aftercare regimen for the pigments is important to prolong the effects of the procedure. Cleansing and moisturising the scalp daily is integral to its preservation. Regularly trimming the scalp if a “just-shaved” style is used makes the scalp micropigmentation appear more realistic. Avoiding prolonged sun exposure as well as the use of alcohol-based tonics will help maintain the vibrancy of its color. Fading of the pigments after four to six years however is expected. The patient just has to visit the clinic again to receive a quick touch-up procedure.


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