What is Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)?
Scalp Micropigmentation is one of the latest trends in helping people with different types of hair loss. It is used to mimic the hair follicles. It is not a scalp tattoo, special pigments are made and used for this treatment.
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Who can do SMP?
Anyone can do Scalp Micropigmentation. People suffering from alopecia, anyone with hairloss in the crown or hair. It can also be done on any skin types. SMP can cover up scars including those from past hair transplants surgeries. Last but not least, Yes! SMP is for women as well!
How is Scalp Micropigmentation done?
Scalp Micropigmentation is performed using a 3 dimensional needle to give the appearance of a small well trimmed hair shaft. Organic ink is placed superficially into the epidermis. If the ink is placed too deeply the blot smears and expands. Sessions include at time zero, 2 weeks later, and 6 weeks. Occasionally redoing some areas where necessary.
Is there any down time?
Shortly after your treatment scabs will begin to form. The scabs will naturally fall off between the 5 and 7th day. You want to avoid any physical activity or anything that will cause sweating for 4 days.
How long will the procedure take?
Typically your first SMP session will take any where from 3 to 4 hours. For the second session it will not take as long but it can be anywere from 2 to 3 hours.
Is the treatment painful?
Pain is different for each person. There are people that can do just fine and sleep through the treatment. There are some that would rate it a 2 or 3 on a pain scale of 1 to 10.
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