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Medical tattooing improves perception of scar/graft appearance, quality of life

10:31 EDT 22 Sep 2016 | Medical Xpress

Medical tattooing, also known as dermatography, is routinely used by plastic surgeons for nipple reconstruction after mastectomy. The procedure also can be used to improve color mismatch and the appearance of scars and skin grafts after head and neck surgical procedures, although it is often overlooked.

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