Ruth Swissa

Scar Complexities

Ruth is a professional permanent makeup artist and skin care specialist whose family has been in the aesthetics field for three generations. She works extensively with plastic surgeons, who refer patients to her for medical micropigmentation procedures such as areola re-pigmentation, scar camouflage, and vitiligo treatments. Ruth is a long-time member of the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals, selected expert at the Grossman Burn Center, and a network provider for the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and UCLA Oncological Center.

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Sunday 26 September

Understanding the Complexities of Scar Work

Ruth Swissa will be sharing her medical micropigmentation expertise with an emphasis on advanced scar camouflage technique. Using a case-by-case approach, she will be highlighting her more challenging scar camouflage procedures and discussing the individualized approach necessary to successfully camouflage discoloration that cannot be corrected through traditional means. Cases include burn survivor hypo/hyperpigmentation, vitiligo treatment, and most popularly, her Moh’s Surgery scar camouflage case featured on Channel E’s Botched.