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Article
September 1986

Micropigmentation

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(9):1283. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050210037020

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Abstract

Micropigmentation, by Zwerling, Christensen, and Goldstein, is a short but interesting and comprehensive overview of the field of surgical micropigmentation. The major focus of the book is cosmetic blepharopigmentation, which is covered in detail, but the book also touches on scar, brow, and lip pigmentation. It is an excellent source of information for those who wish to learn enough about the field to decide if, when, and how to begin.

"... an excellent source of information for those who wish to learn enough about the field to decide if, when, and how to begin."

Blepharopigmentation is approached from many points of view. A professional ornamental tattoo artist gives a historical overview to tattooing and to medical applications that have evolved over the years. A cosmetician/aesthetician analyzes facial anatomy and the aesthetics of makeup and liner application to improve or alter cosmetic appearance. Considerable attention is paid to preoperative psychological assessment of

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