For patients with breast cancer, their journey to healing may include both addressing physical needs and providing emotional support. After breast cancer, offering micropigmentation in a comfortable medical environment can give back an element of normalcy to survivors.
Melissa Cate, CPCP, DAAM, micropigmentation specialist, is certified in areola micropigmentation, which restores the color and shape of the aerola after breast/nipple reconstruction by applying natural pigments to the dermal layer of skin. Hypoallergenic pigments are used to enhance skin tones to provide a natural result. Melissa is also certified in scar camouflage and provides permanent make-up application of eyebrows, lips and eyeliner.
Most insurance companies provide coverage of areola micropigmentation, scar camouflage and permanent eyebrow make-up for breast cancer survivors.
For more information, please contact the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at (423) 698-0304.