Baltimore, USA, Vincent Myers is a tattoo artist who specializes in tattoo nipple and areola in women who have undergone breast cancer surgery. With his ability, women who had undergone a mastectomy (breast removal) will again feel like a woman completely.
Men 49 years old from Baltimore, United States, it creates the illusion of 3-D is perfect and looks real, which allows women who have undergone mastectomy (breast removal surgery) was to have returned intact breast.
Myers has 28 years of being a tattoo artist, but since a decade ago he decided to concentrate on post-operative cosmetic tattooing.
“This is far more valuable than anything I’ve ever done,” said Vincent Myers, as reported by Medindia .
So far, Myers has been handling about 3,000 breast cancer patients, including many who were referred by surgeons at Baltimore’s prestigious Johns Hopkins Medical Center and other hospitals throughout the United States.
“When the tattoo is completed and they see the end result, most women feel very emotional because they realized the problem is complete and whole again,” said Myers.
Myers knows the art of tattooing when he became one of the U.S. military medical personnel in South Korea in the 1980s. In 2001, a friend asked him if maybe he had a tattoo in a few patients who have undergone breast reconstruction.
One breast cancer survivor who became a client Myers at Little Vinnies Tattoos are Susan (58 years). Retired women had undergone mastectomy and wanted to re-look at the shape of her breasts as normal as possible.
“I do this for myself. It makes me feel more beautiful,” explains Susan.
Before showing his skills, Myers will wear a pair of rubber gloves. He asks whether his client has complications or allergic disease. Afterwards, he carefully mixing tattoo pigments into smaller containers.
“Breast reconstructed perfectly, does not look like a breast without a nipple,” says Myers.
Myers to become a client, you need to spend ranged from U.S. $ 350 (about USD 3.2 million) to U.S. $ 1,000 (USD 9.2 million) depending on its complexity.
“When you get out of the shower in the morning, you see yourself in the mirror and you do not have nipples. There is a huge mental impact. It is important to have a visual display as close to normal as possible,” he concluded.
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