See the difference with Medical Tattooing, Skin Camouflage and Semi-Permanent Make-up
Medical tattooing can help improve:
- Hairloss patches & thinning hair
- Eyebrow & eyelash thinning and loss
- Scarring & skin grafts
- Lack of pigment/hypo-pigmentation
- Nipple/areola re-pigmentation
- Port wine stains
Semi-permanent-makeup can help improve:
Skin camouflage can help cover:
- Scars & Stretch marks
- Birthmarks (port wine stains)
- Rosacea & acne
- Bruises & post-surgical discolouration
- Age spots & thread veins
- Hyper pigmentation & uneven skin tone
More confidence. Renewed optimism and motivation. The chance to focus on other areas of your life.
Specialist Medical Tattooing, Permanent Makeup & Skin Camouflage offers a light at the end of the tunnel if you’re struggling to cope with your visible difference, find it dominates your life and impacts on your confidence and mental well-being.
Your visible difference may be generic, from birth, due to injury, surgery, medical treatment, transgender surgery or self-harm. Whatever the reason, if it’s stopping you from living life to the full, it’s every reason to look at a solution.
For most patients, this is a journey. A medical, psychological, cosmetic, professional and social one. That’s because having a visible difference that causes you distress, can eat into every area of your life.
But it’s a positive journey. A course of treatments is preferred and there will be retouches and adaptations over time. I’ll be with you every step of the way; explaining the options and results you can expect, listening to your concerns, supporting you, providing you with the highest levels of quality care and offering you state-of-the art-treatments and expertise.
A different level of care
Based in conveniently located, state of the art specialist skin clinics, your surroundings will reflect the level of comfort and care you’ll receive. I understand patients may have suffered in silence for years, and taken considerable time and courage to take this brave step. Treating you with empathy, sensitivity and discretion, as both a Medical and Cosmetic professional, I operate to professional standards and use market-leading, break-through procedures and treatments that are the forefront of the industry.
At the heart of my service is a strong medical understanding of the body. Every person will react differently to treatments and therefore the consultation at the start of your journey will explore the options and results you can realistically expect.
A wide range of skin conditions will present at my clinic. I am passionate about exploring and trialing new treatment options, and with technology and research advancing all the time, I can help more people with a wider variety of challenging conditions.
Get closer to confidence
Specialist Medical Tattooing and Semi-permanent Makeup can reduce visible differences by inserting specific colours of pigment into the treatment area. The skin changes as we age, so must the pigment, so the treatment will need to be retouched in line with the natural changes to your skin.
My aftercare service is incredibly important to the success of your journey. Through check-ups and an ongoing relationship, I can learn how your skin reacts; revising and developing your treatment accordingly.
Through meticulously and expertly administered tattoo treatments, you can take that step closer to self-esteem, confidence and a life not dominated by your visible difference.
What my patients say...
“I wanted to thank you for that call and for sending this message, it played a part in my decision to admit myself to psychiatric care. Your in a unique position to help people in a vulnerable time in their life and I’m glad you had the moral tenacity to do so. A lot of others wouldn’t. I hope that more people in the world had an aptitude and attitude like you do and you helped me realize that my predicament was a cause of my problem and that getting to the root of the issue would be much more beneficial to me at this time. Thanks again for being such a great individual.”
It’s a pleasure to welcome you to Rae Denman Medical Tattoo & Expert Witness Ltd. We offer a space for everyone who is negatively impacted by their visible difference to come and get advice, treatment, and aftercare in a safe and non-judgemental environment, as well as specialist training to be able to offer YOUR patients the same.
If you’re here to address a visible difference, you can be confident that this is the first step towards reinvigorated confidence and zest for getting on with your life. Whether your visible difference is large or small, able to be covered or not, and whatever age, sex, race, or distinction, you will be taken seriously and treated respectfully.
I combine my extensive training and body art skills with a warm, empathetic approach to help you feel at ease.
I specialise in the visible reduction of scarring and skin grafts.
After achieving a BA Hons in Graphic Design, I focused within the Medical Tattooing industry and attained a wealth of qualifications including a Diploma of Excellence in Cosmetic tattooing, Diploma in Professional MakeUp & Body painting, and Core Synchronism Lymphatic from The New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics. I also developed my expertise further with specific courses at The British Association of Skin Camouflage and several courses focused on scarring, areola, camouflage, skin grafts, vitiligo and facial feature restoration.
Previously I worked in the NHS Burns and Plastics Department at Morriston Hospital and now work privately at The London Scar Clinic, Harley Street and in Reigate, Surrey.
What is said about Rae…
As one of the country’s leading experts in this specialist area, Rae Denman has formulated new techniques for scarring as well as Port Wine Stain coverage. Rae is the only person in the UK to offer Medical tattooing for the coverage of Port Wine Stains, bringing international patients to the UK for this specialist service as well as scar camouflage.
Rae is also dedicated to her role as a medico-legal expert witness and report writer, focusing on condition and prognosis reports for patients with scarring.
Rae has worked as a Para-medical Camouflage Consultant for The Katie-Piper Foundation, working one-to-one with burn survivors, and was featured on television and in the press, and won awards for Life Changing Procedure for her ground-breaking work.
Rae Denman’s clinic work includes medical tattooing for: scar, hypopigmentation and skin graft re-pigmentation; nipple/areola and cleft lip restoration; gender reassignment realism; port wine stain camouflage and para-medical camouflage for temporary concealment of birthmarks, thread veins, vitiligo, rosacea as well as all features of Permanent Make-up.
Mrs Rae Denman has had research published in Psychology, Health and Medicine, Feb 9th 2021. “My face in someones else hands”: A qualitative study of medical tattooing in women with hair loss. (Nicola Stock, Nicholas D Sharratt.)
Rae Denman-Tanner FdA, BA(Hons)
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