Micropigmentation Vitiligo


Vitiligo is a long term skin condition characterized by patches of the skin losing their pigment. The patches of skin affected become white and usually have sharp margins. The hair from the skin may also become white.Inside the mouth and nose may also be involved. Typically both sides of the body are affected. Often the patches begin on areas of skin that are exposed to the sun. It is more noticeable in people with dark skin. Vitiligo may result in psychological stress and those affected may be stigmatized.
Globally about 1% of people are affected by vitiligo.Some populations have rates as high as 2–3%.Males and females are equally affected. About half show the disorder before age 20 and most develop it before age 40. Vitiligo has been described since ancient history.


There is a known cure for vitiligo. One breakthrough vitiligo treatment option has emerged in the form of micropigmentation or the camouflage tattoo method. 
If Vitiligo has been in remission for 2-3 years, our medical tattoo technique can be used to skilfully camouflage the de-pigmented skin.
This treatment is usually done on the most obvious and visible parts of the skin like facial skin or neck. Rather than eradicating the spread of vitiligo patches or treating vitiligo, this treatment is aimed  camouflage the de-pigmented look of vitiligo patches, this being only an aesthetic treatment.

Understanding Repigmentation for Vitiligo

The treatment uses an unusual approach of implanting artificial pigments into the skin. The skin’s outer layer is colored using a special technique. In fact, the method in which the pigments are patterned in and around the vitiligo patches is also similar to the manner in which tattoo ink is manipulated when creating tattooing designs. This is why this treatment is often called as ‘medical tattooing’.
The pigments used here have to be metabolically inert and are different from any kind of tattooing ink. These pigments are immune to the biological changes in the skin or changes induced by external factors, ensuring that the original shades of the pigment are retained for almost a lifetime.


Due to the highly-specialized and demanding nature of this procedure, the expertise and experience of the micropigmentation technician is critical to the results. The immediate results of this approach and its non-invasive nature have made it a preferred option for many vitiligo sufferers.
Micropigmentation vitiligo treatment is usually suggested among people suffering from non-progressive vitiligo.