DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Make-up technique using specific colour products, to minimise cosmetically disturbing cutaneous colour, contour and texture changes by means of covering, waterproof, sweat-resistant, abrasion-resistant and light-protective special make-ups with long durability (camouflage). The applied colours are removed again with a special make-up remover cream. They can be left in place for several days.
IndicationThis section has been translated automatically.
Possible application indications (selection):
- Naevus flammeus, hemangioma, HIV-associated Kaposi sarcoma, telangiectasia, rosacea, reticular varices, chloasma, lentigines, ephelids, tattoo and other hyperpigmentations.
- Vitiligo, albinism, nevus depigmentosus and other acquired depigmentations, hypopigmentations, congenital hypomelanosis/amelanosis.
- Atrophic, skin level or hypertrophic scars, with disturbance of skin surface texture, striae cutis distensae/gravidarum.
- Chronic radiodermatitis: Cave! Regular check-ups are necessary because of possible malignant degeneration.
- Scars due to acne, lupus erythematodes chronicus discoides.
- Elastosis actinica, Xanthelasma
- Halo eye rings.
Notice! Camouflage is not a regular benefit of the GKV (normal lifestyle of the insured). The health insurance company may only cover the costs of camouflage upon application and only in the context of a decision in individual cases.
You might also be interested in
Complication(s)This section has been translated automatically.
Possibly comedones and acne.
ContraindicationThis section has been translated automatically.
Open wounds, infectious skin diseases, acute inflammatory skin diseases (e.g. Dermatitis solaris), changes with questionable malignancy (exception: as last resort).
PreparationsThis section has been translated automatically.
Dermacolor Camouflage System; Dermacolor Face & Body Cover; Tolériane Concealing Cream; Unifiance