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Hair Loss Treatment for Alopecia

January 19, 2016

Scalp Micropigmentation is a popular Hair Loss Treatment for Alopecia – Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA). Alopecia affects both men and women and is characterised by hair loss in a distinctive and reproducible pattern from the scalp. Local and systemic androgens transform large terminal follicles into smaller vellus-like ones. Diffused hair thinning and increased hair shedding precede the appearance of baldness by a number of years This is because the follicular miniaturization of AGA does not simultaneously affect follicles within a follicular  unit. Instead, there is a hierarchy of follicular miniaturization with a follicular unit’s secondary follicles affected initially and primary follicles miniaturized last. Once all follicules are affected, there may be need for camouflage techniques to hide patches of missing hair if this becomes self conscious. Camouflaging with scalp micropigmentation ink using a tattooing like treatment, the ink is placed to look like tiny hair follicles blending the light scalp. Some clients with large areas of patchy hair choose to shave their head to disguise the hair loss. This is the perfect canvas for SMP technique to blend, camouflage and hide hair loss. Scalp Micropigmentaion is also commonly used to treat alopecia – a great camouflage technique to disguise the white hairless patch of skin ag

January 1, 2016

The latest treatment for men and women treating hair loss is Scalp Tattoo – also known as Scalp Micro-pigmentation. This revolutionary treatment is helping many people with scalp conditions or hair loss look like they once again have a full head of hair. The treatment can be used two ways. Firstly, for guys who have a shaved or razor shaved head, the Scalp Micro Pigmentation (SMP) is used to replicate where the follicles once were so the appearance of a full head of stubble hair is created. Secondly the Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) can be used for both men and women with long hair as a scalp camouflage treatment. Many people are familiar with hair building fibers to thicken the hair and disguise the white scalp – SMP is a more permanent version of using these hair building fibers. It doesn’t exactly replace them, instead it reduces the contrast between the hair and the white scalp so it blends as one, creating the illusion of a thicker head of hair. Hair fibers can still be used when sprinkled onto the hairs for thickness but less can be used as there will be no need to use them directly down on the scalp. Scalp Micropigmentaion is also commonly used to treat alopecia – a great camouflage technique to disguise the white hai

December 3, 2015

Interested in Scalp Micro Pigmentation for a hair loss solution but want to keep your hair long? While this procedure may not be suitable for all with long hair, it is suitable for the right candidate. The best candidate for this variation of the process are those with intact hairlines with diffused thinning. Having overall thinning hair or hair loss can be helped by Scalp Micro Pigmentation (SMP) by giving the illusion of a denser head of hair. For this to be successful, there should be decent coverage of hair in the crown area. Pigmentation can be applied to cover the entire upper scalp and the result will be the appearance of restored hair density making this a ideal permanent hair loss solution. Due to the fact that shaving the head in not always essential for Scalp Micro Pigmentation, this type of treatment is also suitable and ideal for women suffering with female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium or general hair thinning. For those with substantial loss of hair around their crown, sides or frontal hairline, this procedure is not suitable to keep the hair long but can certainly be an excellent candidate if the hair is shaved. Contact SMP Adelaide for a consultation to discuss your hair loss concerns.  

September 9, 2015

Not ready to loose your hair just yet? There are many companies, treatments, medications, surgery, lotions and therapies available to help premature hair loss to try and re-grow your hair. Premature hair loss can affect both men and women but for different reasons. Hair loss and miniaturization of hair results due to hormones. Controlling these can help with controlling loosing hair further. For now, camouflaging the hair loss you have is where we can help. Here is what we have to offer at SMP Adelaide. Scalp Tattooing  – creating the illusion of hair follicles through tattooing to replicate hair follicles giving the look of a full head of hair permanently. It takes three sessions to complete the treatment process. Unlike body tattoos, the treatments are reasonably comfortable with a 0-4/10 pain score, in-fact we often have a number of clients fall asleep for part of the procedure. Results lasts differently for everyone given coverage and lifestyle factors – this will be discussed in detail at your consultation. Redness can be apparent for a few days after treatment, wearing a hat is ok to protect your head in the first few days. It is essential that you use the aftercare cream supplied with your treatment for best results and as a protections against a infections. No maintenance apart from sunblock and moisturizer – it couldn’t be simpler than that. Read all about it at

August 20, 2015

Going bald isn’t fun! The initial stages of thinning hair can be unsettling and stressful. With today’s technology there is so much information available online that provides us with available treatments for balding and reviews of each to help make informed decisions to what treatment course you might wish to take – if any. At Scalp Micropigmentation Adelaide we offer information for a solution that doesn’t involve going under the knife or daily upkeep of medications or lotions, you might be interested in Micro Scalppigmentation, a new procedure to Adelaide that involves tattooing your scalp to give the illusion of hair stubble. Our Scalp Micropigmentation treatments usually take two to three sessions – lasting in length between two to four hours depending on the extent of the bald and thinning area. Contact SMP Adelaide for a consultation to discuss your hair loss concerns.

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