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Cosmetic camouflage


Cosmetic camouflage is very useful in the management of a wide range of dermatological problems ranging from scarring to vitiligo, and vascular anomalies such as port-wine stains. In the UK, the Red Cross offers a voluntary service and in some hospitals the occupational therapists and/or dermatology nurses are trained to do this work. Cosmetic camouflage has been shown to improve quality of life [1] . Cosmetic tattoos may sometimes be useful in vitiligo, reconstructive surgery and to mask scars [2] . 1 . Cosmetic camouflage advice improves quality of life . Br J Dermatol 2002 ; 147 : 946 – 9 . 2 . Permanent makeup: indications and complications . Clin Dermatol 2008 ; 26 : 30 – 4 . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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