Wednesday, January 6, 2010

3. Oral Dermal Anchor

This was my first dermal anchor in the oral area other than a set of cheek anchors. I don't especially like doing them in high motion areas because they don't seem to work out (I've had a microdermal in my philtrum a few times now, and the current one I have is the longest it has lasted, about 6 months, and there is a lot of migration already). I decided to give it a try since she wanted it, and I made sure to land it deep in hopes it won't migrate as much. If she wears bandaids as often as she can and over-night for the first two weeks, I think it may be okay. I will update a photo at 4 weeks, but otherwise, here is the anchor installed. She looks super adorable with it. :)


  1. This is exactly what i want done! how long is the recovery time? how does it look if you take off the jewel?

  2. Dermal anchors aren't so hard to heal, but in an area like that it can take 2 - 4 months to fully set and heal. When you take the gem off, it looks like a tiny little circle, comparable to a freckle or mole. :)