Stretch Marks: The Most Effective Scar Removal Method

Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks Treatment

We face different skin conditions during our lifetime. Some of these skin conditions can be avoided, but some cannot be avoided. Some skin conditions are interrelated to some other skin or body conditions. Same is the case with the stretch marks condition. It appears when the body stretches abnormally. It is also known as ‘striae’. It is a scarring like skin condition that appears as red or purple scratches. Some people also have a pinkish shade that turns to silvery white color later.

Stretch marks are often caused by the tearing of the dermis and epidermis layers or the two uppermost layers of the skin. It is important to consider an effective remedy or treatment to get rid of these marks because they look very bad on the skin. They are also notorious for limiting our dress selection because you have to cover your body if you are a victim of stretch marks.  Both men and women are susceptible to stretch marks, particularly on the thighs, hips, arms, buttocks, abdominal area, and lower back.

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What causes stretch marks?

Jessica-AlbaAs discussed rapid and extreme stretching of the skin are responsible for tearing of the dermis and eventually the cause of stretch marks. The common factors are pregnancy when the belly keeps on getting bigger. Sudden weight gain also can cause stretch marks as the body goes through a similar experience.

Hormonal imbalance also plays a big part as it aides other factors like pregnancy and weight gain in causing stretch marks. The hormones can be responsible for damaging both collagen and elastin in the skin which are both important structural proteins.


Who is a Candidate?images

Pregnant women and bodybuilders often experience this problem due to an abnormal increase in the size of the body. Other people can also be affected by this skin condition. These marks appear on different parts of the body. Puberty, ethnicity, genetics, and corticosteroids are among the other causes behind stretch marks.

The decision whether a person is a perfect candidate for stretch marks removal treatment and or not depends on a variety of factors. Only a qualified and experienced doctor can decide if you qualify as a perfect candidate for the treatment or not. In general, the perfect candidates for stretch marks removal treatment are;

  • People who do bodybuilding extensively
  • Women who have recently given birth to a child
  • People who have gained a significant amount of weight in short time period


What is the aim of the Treatment?

The treatment offers multiple benefits. The following are the aims of the treatment;

  • To even out your skin
  • To make your attractive
  • To remove stretch marks
  • To make you more confident


Which Technique is used?doctor

Different techniques are used these days to uproot stretch marks from the skin. The following techniques are generally used to cure this skin condition;

  • Chemical Peels: A variety of skin conditions are cured with the help of chemical peels treatment. Chemical peels are also used to remove stretch marks. The first and the foremost motive of applying a chemical peels is to exfoliate the top layer of the skin.
  • Blue Light Therapy: In general, it is used for acne, but it is occasionally used to remove or improve stretch marks. It is used to lighten the stretch marks.
  • Microdermabrasion: Like chemical peels, microdermabrasion is also used to exfoliate the skin. As a matter of fact, it exfoliates the top layer of the skin. Do not worry about the loss of the top layer of the skin, because the healing process immediately starts after exfoliation.
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing: Laser skin resurfacing is the advanced treatment that is famous for removing stretch marks with a great care. The laser used in this treatment is not harmful to the skin. In fact, it even outs the skin, and remove marks and scars. Laser machine used at our clinic for Stretch Marks Removal is DEKA Smartxide Fractional CO2 Laser.


How to Prepare for the Treatment?

There is no need to do a lot of things, but the patient needs to take care of some important things before the treatment. The following are some important points to consider before the treatment;

  • The person should be in a good health and must not have a skin disease
  • The patient should have realistic expectations from the treatment results
  • Discuss your medical history in detail with your doctor to know the prospective outcomes


How the Treatment is performed?microdermabraison_Treatment

Laser stretch marks treatment is easy yet effective one. It is easy to perform this treatment and the results of this treatment are tremendous.

  • It does not take long to perform this treatment
  • Your doctor will use a laser to target your stretch marks
  • The beam of a laser will go inside your skin to target scarred skin
  • By removing the scarred skin, your stretch marks will be removed


Post-Op Care and the Recovery Time

There are some important instructions to follow after having this treatment. Right after the treatment, your skin will turn red and tender, because the layers of scarred skin have been removed. Sometimes, the patient suffers from blistering and similar symptoms. Do not worry all of the side effects will go away in a few days.


Results and Benefits

Laser stretch marks removal treatment has always proved to be an effective one. It has long been considered as the best treatment to get rid of stretch marks. It is a safe treatment that has minimal side effects. It is a short treatment that does not take long to perform. It is famous for its effectiveness in carving out stubborn stretch marks.

  • It takes some time to completely remove these marks
  • The results vary from person to person due to some reasons
  • The results vary on the nature of the stretch marks and the age of the patient
  • It is not easy to remove stretch marks many session are required to remove them
  • Laser treatment for stretch marks is the best treatment for this skin condition
  • Often a patient requires as many as ten treatments to completely remove stretch marks


Additional Info


Cost of Stretch Marks Removal Treatment:

There is no fixed cost for this treatment. It is due to the reason that there key determinants that make the cost of the treatment variable. In other words, the cost of the treatment varies from person to person. If you have stretch marks and you want to know what would be the cost of the treatment in your case, you should sign up for a free consultation with one of our stretch marks experts in Dubai.


Schedule a Free Consultation

Laser stretch marks removal in Dubai is a good option if you want better results in a short time. Laser Skin Care Clinic has aboard some of the finest dermatologists in Dubai. Stretch marks removal in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi might interest you, that is why we also offer this treatment there. You are always welcome to contact us if you need more information. For a better understanding of the treatment, please feel free to sign up for a free consultation with one of our experts.

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I got stretch marks on my thighs last year. Although they were barely noticeable, I was quite fussy about them. I had laser therapy combined with Microdermabrasion and just after 4 sessions they are completely gone. Both the procedures were performed professionally. Would not hesitate to consult Olimpia and Laser Skin Care again for other skin issues.

Sundus, Al Ain

I had a few residual stretch marks on my buttocks which I wanted to get rid of before my big day. I consulted 5 doctors before coming to Olimpia but they all said that eliminating stretch marks within two months is nearly impossible. However, the latter accepted the challenge and she literally did that. I am loving my clear, smooth skin like anything. Thanks Olimpia, you really are great!

Noor, Dubai

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