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.