What is Medical Tattoo?

Medical Tattoo Machine

Paramedical tattoo, also known as micropigmentation is a specialised procedure that implants pigment just below the epidermis of the skin similar to an artistic tattoo.

However, micropigmentation differs from an artistic tattoo due to:

  • The specialist training of the practitioner.
  • Pharmaceutical grade pigments are used as compared to unregulated tattoo pigment.
  • The techniques used are less aggressive than traditional tattoos and cause less trauma to the skin.

What can be treated?

Paramedical tattoo can recreate, camouflage or disguise body markers such as:

  • 3D areola and nipple complex post mastectomy
  • Scarring from breast augmentation
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Vitiligo
  • Self harm scars
  • Trauma scars 
  • Surgical scars
  • Hair simulation on the scalp
  • Alopecia

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Marnina Diprose holds a Bachelor Health Science in Dermal Therapies, a Diploma of Beauty Therapy and a Vocational Certificate of Laser and Light. Marnina has a strong passion in scar revision and holistic approaches to patient care. For media inquiries or if you have an interest in blog contribution please email info@arozedermaltherapies.com.au


References:
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