With scar camouflage, woman helps cancer survivors
Jenean Lacorte walks the line between medicine and art every day, specializing in "scar camouflage" and 3D nipple tattoos for people after breast cancer.
Jeannine Locke court is an artist. Painting was an early passion for her, but after her sister in law was diagnosed with breast cancer, she put down the paintbrush. From my very first tattoo, I knew this is what I should be doing with my life Today she walks the line between medicine and art specializing in three D nipple tattoos for people after breast cancer and scar camouflage, and I understand how much weight as car can hold. Um, sometimes you don't even realize what it's doing to you emotionally, Um, until you can have a resolution that helps hide it. The healing is more than skin deep. Her patients say. Look, courts work has given them the confidence to move on date again after a mastectomy and apply for their dream jobs. A smudges. I love doing this for people. I would love to never have to do this ever again. If it meant nobody else had can't behind the pink ribbons. That surface every October is appointment reminder to talk about prevention in the importance of catching it early because you can't tie a pretty pink ribbon around what cancer is, Um, but it is a chance toe openly talk about something that affect every person, because literally everyone knows one person, at least that has gone through breast cancer. Whether it's a cancer survivor or someone looking to get rid of scars from accidents, surgeries or self harm, Lockhart says she keeps in touch with each of her patients. You're part of my family. They're part of my friends now, Um, because I help them through that journey. You know, I took them past past the hard into What's the next phase of their life? And it's a powerful to be a part of that. In Hampstead. Kendall McGee W E C T news.