Thank you for the mention. We have other medical journal publications HERE.
We are seeing more and more problems with Scalp Micropigmentation in our office from other facilities that offer SMP. These services are not only offered by inexperienced doctors, but also many tattooists have entered the business because there is money to make. What we are seeing are blotches of pigments, not microdots as we do.
This is the type of reaction we hear all of the time. Scalpmicropigmentation changes the lives of patients as much or even more than a hair transplant and it cost less and appears almost immediately, unlike a hair transplant that takes about 6 months to grow. Long hair or a shave head is a patient’s
Everyone’s goals and expectations are different so my answer is a generalization. If you look at many before after photos on my website many Norwood 6 or 7 patients have received great results. It may not always be covering their full head but it is always a cosmetic worthwhile difference for them. If you do
The photo here is an example of what is possible with SMP on hair transplant scars. SMP is generally a one time procedure and the longevity is similar to any tattoo. As with any tattoo you may want to have it touched up after several years. If you would like more information, you can always
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition. Many patients have successfully had a hair transplant and SMP with seborrheic dermatitis. With respect to your specific condition and your expectation, I cannot comment since I do not know you nor have I examined you. Everyone is different and you won’t know the answer to your question
This is a patient who had a hair transplant to the crown top areas at another doctors office. He didn’t get what he was promised : a full head of hair. Instead he was left with a hair transplant scar. SMP was used to add fullness to the hair line (a soft hair line) and
It’s always good to hear from our patients. The entire staff takes personal pride in what we do and we form a close bond with our patients. Thank you for sharing your experience!
This young man has very thin see-through hair. Near completion of the first session, the SMP procedure shows the difference between the non-pigmented scalp and the pigmented scalp as it is being performed. The first session uses lighter strokes than subsequent sessions which may be darker in the next session if the patient makes that
There have been patients who have had SMP first then subsequently had FUE with the ARTAS with no issue.