Scalp Micro Pigmentation

About Scalp Micro Pigmentation

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP), an advanced method of cosmetic pigmentation of the scalp, where specialised hypo allergic medical pigments are applied to the dermal layer of your scalp, to replicate the natural appearance of real hair follicles.

While there are multiple options available for treating hair loss, most of them are unreasonably expensive, unreliable, and add to your frustration instead of relieving it. Good Hair transplants cost far more than the value you expect. Hair Clubs are also expensive and can require literally a lifetime of returning and maintaining. Wigs are another option, but most men simply don’t feel comfortable with the potential embarrassment which can be caused by a displacement. Wigs also need continual maintenance.

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP), a permanent, non-surgical cosmetic treatment more commonly known as a medical hairline tattoo where pigment is used to replicate the natural appearance of the real hair follicle on the bald area. This treatment can reduce the contrast between skin colour and hair colour and thereby give the illusion of more hair. This is only possible with brown or black hair colour. It is very important to create natural hair pattern and different shades of pigment to achieve the most realistic and natural-looking hairline. Which is possible only in expert hands. This pigment is applied to the dermal level and its permanent. It is a safe and effective method for nonsurgical grooming of male and female scalp. SMP is suitable and effective for all types and stages of hair loss, and for men and women of all ages and skin types.

SMP is useful for the following conditions to create a look of close trimmed hair:
While SMP does realistically mimic hair follicle, this is not a method to replace or restore hairs. After SMP a bald scalp will get the appearance of a freshly shaved head.

SMP is a very good option for the person who doesn’t have a viable donor site from which healthy hair follicles will be removed for transplant. It is also an option where scalp is not receptive for the new hair follicles due to some disease process. SMP can be performed in fully or partially bald scalp without shaving the scalp.

SMP has got an edge over hair transplant however hair transplant is a permanent treatment, SMP will need to be repeated.

Long acting pigments v/s Short acting pigment:

Different names used for the hair pigmentation based upon the duration of the pigment lasting.

Tricopigmentation

Fading starts after 6-12 months. (short term pigments)

SMP Hair Pigmentation

Fading starts after 4-5 years (long term pigments)

One can start with Tricopigmentation then can switch to scalp micropigmentation.

Duration of treatments

Before the SMP increase optical density, 3-5 sessions are required. For a good 'shaven look' treatment, 3 - 4 treatment is always necessary.

Advantage of SMP over Hair Transplant

Many women suffer from patchy or diffuse hair loss & hair thinning. The effects of hair loss in women can have a profound effect on their self-confidence. Robbed of her ‘crowning glory’ the emotional impact can exacerbate the trauma.

With the help of SMP we can creating an underlying effect, which creates the appearance of a natural, full head of hair. This is the ideal treatment for women.

Scalp Micropigmentation is perfect if you are a woman who is thinning on the top or across the crown section of your head. Many women need colour added to their scalp to cover natural separations made from long hair. If one can see scalp, SMP cover this up to allow for it to look healthy and full. Medlinks have worked with and treated many female alopecia. After SMP women can enjoy the freedom and confidence of no longer having to hide these areas under headwear or intricate styling.

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Disclaimer: The content published on this website (hairtransplantdelhi.org) is meant to spread awareness and educate the concerned patients regarding baldness and hair transplant as well as the treatments options available for the same. Any information on the website shall not be regarded as a prescription from a professional dermatologist. We recommend visiting a dermatologist in person for the right diagnosis and the treatment for any hair issues. We do not guarantee of specific results as the treatments and the results vary from person to person.

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