Even though micropigmentation is referred to those procedures of decorative effect, during its conduction the upper layer (protective layer) of the skin is being disturbed and damaged. Thus, it is important to comprehend and acknowledge all possible risks and contraindications. The latter can be divided into three categories:
- Absolute contraindications:
Allergic reaction to a selected dye, structural modifications of the skin layer in the given plot (new formations, keloid scars, warts, melanomas, psoriasis, chloasma, nevus, skin cancer).
- Temporary contraindications:
Menstruation, conjunctivitis, immunity instability, pregnancy, breast feeding, esthetic infiltrations and plastic surgeries performed less than six months ago, local infections, unregulated scars, other skin damages in the zone of alleged micropigmentation (local dermatitis, bruises, solar or any other burns, etc.), herpes rashes on the lips. During the procedure of lips micropigmentation, people who appear to be the carriers of the Herpes virus, for the prophylactic purpose should be administered to take the anti-herpes medication for five whole days (including the day of the procedure).
- You need a doctor’s permission for the procedure if you have:
Diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases, epilepsy, cancer, blood clotting diseases, other pathological diseases.
Attention! According to the European regulation, the specialist performing the procedure is obliged to inform the customer about possible risks that may appear:
- Allergic reactions, skin reactions (inflammations, edemas, redness, itching in the process of healing)
- Herpes virus provocation, while performing the procedure on the lips
- Keloid scars formation (if the pathological tendency exists)
If the specialist violates the rules of hygienic safety, following risks may appear:
- Local infections
- General infections – hepatitis (B,C), HIV