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How a Burn Survivor Uses Scar Camouflage to Heal From the Inside Out!

As a little girl, Basma Hameed suffered a painful accident that left half of her face obscured by third-degree burns.

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She endured hundreds of surgeries and laser treatments to repair her damaged skin before a plastic surgeon told her nothing else could be done—an answer she refused to accept.

Hameed went on to pioneer a groundbreaking procedure that allows pigment to be implanted into scar tissue as a way of camouflaging the damage.

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Today, equipped with a steady hand and unflinching optimism, she helps thousands of people heal from the inside out at her Basma Hameed Clinic.She also started a training academy to teach other technicians her unique procedure in hopes of changing lives worldwide.