Dermatography, a simple and effective method for colouring leucoma corneae.

  title={Dermatography, a simple and effective method for colouring leucoma corneae.},
  author={Eddy M van der Velden and R D Samderubun and Joke H. Kok and Gunther Jager and Willem H Houdijn Beekhuis},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  volume={46 6},
Since antiquity many attempts were made and hence many methods were devised in order to minimalize the disfiguration and stigmatization caused by leucoma corneae. Dermatography, a refined, modified tattooing technique, was developed to treat this affliction. Materials and method are safe and simple. A number of 12 patients has been treated over a period of 3 years. During the 2-year follow-up no negative reactions were found. The cosmetic results were very satisfactory. The method is suitable… CONTINUE READING