Micropigmentation: Camouflaging Scalp Alopecia and Scars in Korean Patients

    February 2014 in “ Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
    Jae Yong Park, Jae Seong Moh, Seung Hwan Lee, Seung M. You
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    TLDR Micropigmentation safely and effectively hides scalp hair loss and scars.
    Micropigmentation is a safe and effective method for camouflaging scalp alopecia and scars in Korean patients, according to a study that involved 43 patients. The technique involves tattooing to create the appearance of hair follicles on the scalp. The study found that micropigmentation produced highly satisfactory results for 42 patients, with no adverse effects or complications. Micropigmentation is considered to be an effective method for camouflaging male pattern baldness, female pattern hair loss, and scalp scars.
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