Scar camouflage with medical tattooing for skin grafts Skin grafts can be quite fragile as the donor graft has been taken from another area of the body and has been sutured over the area where skin cancer, or an old tattoo or birth mark has been removed. The graft gradually heals onto the receiving site […]
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How old does a scar have to be, for medical tattooing? I always recommend 12 months as the absolute minimum and some scars need to be 12 to 24 months old depending on that particular scar tissue. This really depends on many factors, such as: how old you are, how fast your immune system works […]
Is medical tattooing good for dark coloured scars? Yes, medical tattooing can be used to camouflage dark coloured scars, however, it does take many sessions and there is the potential for the ink to change colour and look chalky over time. We have to think about what is causing the dark coloured scarring, whether it […]