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Dermopigmentation: Revolutionizing the Scar Universe

Treating scars is nothing new - camouflage, however, emerged to allow us to take a step further!

The pursuit of a better quality of life and tranquility has driven people for a long time to invest in a series of treatments aimed at improving the appearance of scars.

The laser boom was proof that this need existed - and it was through this realization of demand and the desire to contribute to the well-being of others that many methods, such as dermopigmentation, were developed and gradually improved.

In this article, we will discuss some of the methods for scar treatment, and then delve into dermopigmentation - a revolutionary technique that has assisted individuals of various profiles in rediscovering their self-esteem. Let's dive in:

Laser: A First Treatment

Laser treatment is now used for various types of scars. It can provide improvement for cases of acne, hypertrophy, and even keloids. Some laser models can also be used post-operatively when recommended.

The goal of the laser is to bring the color and texture of scars closer to unaffected skin. The treatment duration varies, and the specific laser used also has its nuances.


Microneedling is a technique aimed at treating blemishes, stretch marks, wrinkles, and, of course, scars. The idea is to create controlled micro-perforations in the skin, stimulating tissue regeneration.

Microneedling can be performed with a specific tool, the dermaroller, or with the assistance of an electric pen. It's a highly effective method for improving scars of various types, with numerous successful treatment testimonials available online.

Both laser and microneedling should be administered by qualified professionals with a deep understanding of skin physiology. Prior to choosing a treatment, seek reliable references.

Topical Treatments

Certain cases of scarring can be treated topically, using methods such as silicone tape - which contains gradually released medications to the individual's skin.

Most often, it's recommended for people who have noticed scar enlargement and wish to contain it. The tape should not be used in the initial days of healing, as it could lead to complications.

To determine if this is a suitable approach for your case, it's best to consult with your attending physician. Despite its seemingly harmless nature, silicone tape has its particulars and should be treated as a proper medical intervention.

Additionally, there's the option of using medications like corticosteroids to aid in the scar healing process. These are typically injected by a specialist and can be administered monthly or every two months.

Corticosteroid injections aim to reduce the extent of scars and make them flatter, with a texture more closely resembling the surrounding skin.

What is Dermopigmentation?

It's important to understand that a significant portion of individuals seeking dermopigmentation have undergone other procedures, such as laser treatments, and have already experienced improvements in skin texture or scar appearance.

Dermopigmentation often serves as a final resource, discreetly providing color to scars, aiming to make them less noticeable, while also contributing to continuous improvements in skin appearance.

We understand that scar camouflage is often linked to processes of overcoming challenges and a quest for greater self-confidence.

My technique, Iwama Sensitive, aims to extend the procedure's longevity while maintaining scar color closer to the surrounding skin. It also aims to provide tranquility and satisfaction during and after dermopigmentation.

Our camouflage process prioritizes skin health and integrity - fundamental aspects for the durability of dermopigmentation and the well-being of those who undergo treatment.

How is Scar Dermopigmentation Done?

Iwama Sensitive involves depositing pigment into the dermis, making the procedure relatively quick and comfortable overall. The goal is to combine the best of both worlds: an attractive outcome while respecting your skin's integrity.

Numerous methodologies exist within the realm of scar camouflage. To select the best one, a comprehensive evaluation of the patient's condition, as well as their demands and expectations, is necessary.

In my technique, we work in a pixelated manner: our pigment application is meticulously calculated to offer a natural result while respecting the existing skin.

Therefore, I can say that our goal is to consider each individual's unique situation. We don't standardize our approach, as we understand that every person's needs are distinct.

I can't fathom providing a "one-size-fits-all" camouflage for everyone, even if they have seemingly similar skin tones. Each case demands thorough observation and understanding - that's why I always strive to not only individually assess my clients but also engage in conversations with them. Understanding the scar's history is always relevant!

This, to me, is the standout feature of the service we offer in our clinic. We recognize that before performing any procedure, we need to grasp the intricacies of the individuals seeking our help. This, indeed, is about respecting the sensitivity of each person and providing comfort.

Can Anyone Undergo Dermopigmentation?

Unlike other techniques that have various contraindications - such as lactating or diabetic individuals struggling to manage their condition - the Iwama Sensitive technique, due to its unique nature, can be performed on anyone.

This is a crucial point in understanding why this is a revolutionary technique. Besides being gentler on the skin and longer-lasting, it can be applied to people of various profiles and backgrounds.

As you can see, this procedure is democratic and has the potential to bring about significant transformations, especially for those who previously felt excluded from treatment options in the market.

Dermopigmentation can't be done only when there are wounds at the treatment site. In such cases, we'll ask the interested individual to return to the clinic within a few days or even weeks, once the skin has healed, so we can continue the procedure.

Care Always Comes First

Following the evaluation of the area the individual wishes to treat, our team might request some tests.

This occurs when we need to assess the health of skin with scars from first, second, or third-degree burns. In such cases, a biopsy might be requested.

It's important to note that this is a safety measure, ensuring the procedure is as comfortable and effective as intended. It's our responsibility to evaluate the skin's integrity and the risks of developing diseases - like cancer - before proceeding with dermopigmentation.

As you can see, being a high-performance professional is just part of the equation when it comes to scar camouflage.

We must never forget that we're interacting with individuals who are exposing their vulnerabilities, life stories, and potential traumas. This is an act of courage that deserves recognition.

Attending to every detail ensures not only an impeccable and long-lasting procedure but also the certainty that we were able to approach an individual with the empathy and respect they deserve.

For many, this kind of service seems utopian. However, for me, it's a reality I take pleasure in experiencing - and it's one of the reasons why our clinic is considered the best in its segment in the United States.

Do you have questions about the scar camouflage process? Send me a message on Instagram or through here. Who knows, your inquiry might inspire another text?

Warm regards,

Priscila Iwama"


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