Scalp Micropigmentation FAQs: Top Frequently Asked Questions by the Patients

Scalp Micropigmentation FAQs: Top Frequently Asked Questions by the Patients

Scalp Micropigmentation Faqs

Going bald? There’s a tattoo for that!

Yes, and that’s called “Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)”. Scalp micropigmentation is a non-invasive treatment for people who are balding, thinning or have receding hair. SMP is becoming an increasingly popular treatment for hair loss in men and women, as it is suitable for all types of hair loss, on all ages, colors and skin types.

However, there are few uncertainties and questions that clients have towards SMP, and here we’re answering to some of the most common questions we receive from our new, current and past clients.

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Top Scalp Micropigmentation Frequently Asked Questions by the Patients

SMP is a process is like getting a hair tattoo, which causes many people to have queries about it. Find the answers to these questions and you can contact our specialist with scalp micropigmentation appointment today.


1. Does Insurance Cover Scalp Micropigmentation?

 The cost of SMP may vary and thus in most cases, insurance does not cover the scalp micropigmentation cost. However, if you’ve had previous treatments where insurance was covered, consult with your insurance agent about the possible coverage for SMP cost.


2. Does Scalp Micropigmentation Work For Long Hair?

SMP was initially created with the shaved head in mind. This was because long hair looked unnatural with the treatment since the specialty ink creates the look of a stubble or a tattoo.


3. Is Scalp Micropigmentation Reversible?

It is a permanent treatment, but it can be reversed or adjusted once the rest of your hair turns grey. Removals are relatively simple and painless, usually requiring only one or two sessions for complete restoration to a natural hairline.


 4. Is Micropigmentation The Same As Microblading?

 The temporary technique of microblading and micropigmentation are highly superficial than permanent tattooing. Which is why Micropigmentation looks delicate; however, Microblading is known to offer natural and aesthetically pleasing results.


 5. When Can I Wash My Hair After Scalp Micropigmentation?

 While you may not get to shampoo your scalp immediately, you may be advised to use a clean cotton swab to clean the area for 1-2 days after the treatment. After 3-4 days, our expert will suggest you the usage of shampoo to wash your scalp.


 6. Does Scalp Micropigmentation Damage Hair Follicles?

 Scalp micropigmentation does not cause any damage to your hair follicles. Since the process involves applying tiny tattoo dots to the scalp, we use a little density in our approach and position it well in-between the present follicles.


 7. How Much Does Scalp Micropigmentation Cost?

The cost of hair transplant is principally determined by the number of grafts required to ensure best results for a patient. However, a single session- at Skin City India can cost you INR 30,000 and a package of 3 sessions will cost you INR 70,000.

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8. Is Scalp Micropigmentation Safe?

 In the case of SMP, however, there have been no serious side effects reported. Although no known side effects of the procedure have been reported, common threats include allergies, usage of heavy metal, needle safety and inexperienced technician.

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 9. How Long Does Scalp Micropigmentation Last?

 The average client, depending on your lifestyle will need another touch up session of scalp micropigmentation every 3-7 years.


 10. Is Scalp Micropigmentation Painful?

 How much discomfort you can endure largely depends on your pain tolerance. There are other factors that strongly influence the pain level. People with scalp acne or other skin sensitives should avoid SMP, as it will be difficult to apply pigment to the inflamed areas.


11. Does Scalp Micropigmentation Fade?

 How much it fades varies from person to person depending on their lifestyle, immune system, and other reasons. Regardless, there is no set amount of time you have to wait before a touch-up.


 12. Can You Remove Scalp Micropigmentation?

You should consider a SMP treatment if removal is at the front of their mind. But if it’s the case of a bad SMP result, we can remove, or fade all, or just part of a Scalp Micropigmentation procedure, from just one dot to an entire head.


 13. Does Scalp Micropigmentation Cause Hair Loss?

 SMP is the future of hair loss treatments! That’s why SMP is the best course of action for those in this situation, because of the wonderful benefits it can offer to those suffering from hair loss.


We’ve been asked multiple questions concerning SMP and its procedure and results over the years. At Skin City, our physicians and SMP practitioner’s concern is at the highest level to ensure that you are completely satisfied. We make sure that you achieve the most natural-looking hairline using custom-fit scalp micropigmentation treatment uniquely designed for you.


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