Stretch marks, also known as striae, are caused when the dermis and epidermis or the skin’s two uppermost layers tear. In simple words, stretch marks appear on the skin when the body stretches abnormally. Stretch marks are purple in their initial stages, later on, they tend to change color and become pinkish red, silver, or white.
Both men and women are susceptible to stretch marks, particularly on the thighs, hips, arms, buttocks, abdomen, and lower back. Although stretch marks are not harmful and they usually fade over time, some people don’t like them on their skin. Therefore, it is essential to consider an effective remedy or treatment for Stretch Mark Removal in Dubai.
Laser Skin Care Clinic specializes in providing effective laser and non-laser treatments to fade the stretch marks which eventually leave your body. This gives you a mark-free and attractive body!
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Causes of Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are caused by stretching of the skin, the severity of stretch marks depends on genetics and the level of stress on the skin.
Pregnant women and bodybuilders often get stretch marks due to an abnormal increase in the body’s size. However, other people can also be affected by this skin condition. The most common causes of stretch marks are:
- Rapid weight gain or loss
- The rapid growth of muscles due to weight training.
Stretch Mark Removal Dubai helps get rid of these stubborn marks on any body part.
What are the signs & symptoms of Stretch Marks?
The signs and symptoms of stretch marks may vary depending on how long you have had them, What caused them, where are they present on your body, and your skin type.
Some of the common variations of stretch marks are:
- Lines on the abdomen, hips, breasts, buttocks, and other body parts.
- Red, pink, purple, and blue indented streaks lines
- Bright indented streaks that fade to a lighter color
- Indented Streak lines that cover a large area of the body.
Who is the ideal candidate?
Whether someone is a perfect candidate for Laser Stretch Mark Removal Treatment in Dubai or not depends on multiple factors. Generally, a qualified and experienced doctor decides if someone qualifies as an ideal candidate for the treatment or not. Usually, the perfect candidates for Stretch Marks Removal treatment include people with stretch marks on their bodies due to:
- Extensive bodybuilding
- Abnormal weight gain and weight loss
Machine We Use
At Laser Skin Care Clinic, we use the DEKA SmartXide Fractional CO2 Laser for Stretch Marks Laser Treatment Dubai.
Before and After Results
Laser Stretch Mark Removal in Dubai has always proved to be an effective treatment. In fact, it is considered the best treatment to get rid of stretch marks. This treatment is popular for its effectiveness in carving out stubborn stretch marks. Generally, it is a safe treatment with minimal side effects. Moreover, the procedure is short and does not take long to complete.
The Laser Stretch Mark Removal Dubai treatment is non-surgical; therefore, it doesn’t require a specific pre-op routine. The pre-op routine may vary according to the required treatment. There is no defined pre-procedural routine for every treatment, but patients need to take care of the following before the treatment:
- Be in good general health and do not undergo treatment if you have a skin disease.
- Keep realistic expectations from the results.
- Discuss their medical history with the doctor to know the prospective outcomes.
Procedure for Laser Stretch Mark Removal
Laser Stretch Mark Removal in Dubai is an easy and effective treatment. The procedure is performed through a laser machine, controlled energy pulses are delivered to the skin’s surface. The rapid bursts of heat stimulate collagen and elastin production which makes the results of this treatment exceptional.
The Fractional CO2 Laser also provides contraction and tightening effects in the dermis of the skin. It takes 30-90 minutes to perform the procedure.
- During the treatment, your doctor will use a laser to target the stretch marks.
- The laser beam is targeted in a concentrated amount on the treatment area. It will go inside your skin to target scarred skin.
- The laser treatment works by removing the outermost layer of the skin.
- By removing the scarred skin, your stretch marks will be removed.
Benefits of Laser Stretch Mark Removal Treatment
- Laser Treatment is the most effective treatment present at this particular moment. Other treatments are non-permanent or don’t provide the desired results.
- The whole procedure involves no cutting or scars hence it has no recovery period. You can get the procedure and walk to your car when it’s done.
- The whole procedure is a painless procedure involving no medication of any sort.
- The procedure enhances skin productivity allowing it to produce new cells. Hence removing the scars or any sort of marks.
- The whole procedure does not involve any sort of cutting or the use of a knife. The laser just moves over the skin and the dead layer is removed just like removing frosting from the ice.
There are some important instructions to follow after having the Stretch Mark Removal in Dubai. Your skin will turn red and tender after the treatment due to the removal of the skin surface. Sometimes, the patient suffers from blistering as well as other similar symptoms. However, they must not worry, as all the side effects will vanish within a few days.
Alternatives of Laser Stretch Mark Removal Treatment
Nowadays, different techniques are used for Stretch Mark Removal in Dubai. The following methods are generally used to cure this skin condition.
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser Skin Resurfacing is an advanced Stretch Marks Removal Treatment in Dubai that is famous for removing stretch marks with great care. However, the laser used in this treatment is not harmful to the skin. In fact, it even outs the skin and removes stretch marks and scars.
A variety of skin conditions are cured with the help of Chemical Peels, including stretch marks. Generally, the first and foremost motive of applying a chemical peel is to exfoliate the skin’s top layer.
Blue Light Therapy
Blue Light Therapy is generally used as an acne treatment, but it is occasionally used for Stretch Marks Treatment in Dubai. Typically, this therapy helps lighten the stretch marks.
Like Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion is also used to exfoliate the skin. As a matter of fact, it exfoliates the top layer of the skin. However, there is no need to worry about losing the skin’s top layer because the healing process immediately starts after exfoliation.
Laser Stretch Mark Removal Dubai Cost
The starting price of Stretch Mark Removal treatment in Dubai is 1575 AED.
Generally, Stretch Mark Removal treatment has no fixed cost. It is because there are 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 want to know the treatment cost in your case, sign up for a consultation with one of our stretch marks removal experts.
Stretch Marks Removal FAQs
Can I get my stretch marks surgically removed?
Although undergoing stretch mark removal surgery is an option, it is only used as a last resort. Most doctors suggest surgically removing stretch marks if no other treatment works. The surgery is an effective option, but it is expensive and may leave scars of its own.
Does laser treatment permanently remove stretch marks?
Laser treatment can permanently eliminate stretch marks, but it depends on the severity of the marks. If a patient has severe stretch marks, it may not be possible to remove them altogether. However, laser treatment can reduce their appearance and make skin smoother. Moreover, there is a better chance of removing stretch marks with the help of ablative lasers.
Is laser stretch mark removal painful?
Patients do not feel pain, but they may feel discomfort during the laser stretch mark removal treatment. Usually, patients feel a slight stinging sensation like a rubber band snapping against the skin. It happens when the laser comes in contact with the skin. Although these sensations are not severe, patients can ask for a topical anesthetic to avoid discomfort during treatment.
What is the best laser for stretch mark removal?
The best stretch marks removal laser is the ablative one as compared to the non-ablative ones. The Fractional CO2 Laser is commonly used for removing stretch marks from the body.
Does Microneedling help stretch marks?
Although it is not a commonly used treatment, microneedling has proved effective on stretch marks. It has shown to fade the appearance of scars and stretch marks from different body parts. However, more research is required in this field before declaring it an effective treatment for stretch marks.
How much is it to get stretch marks removed?
The stretch marks removal cost in Dubai varies from patient to patient. It is because of the different cost-determinants such as clinic’s location, doctor’s reputation, size of the treatment area, number of sessions, laser machine used, etc.
What removes stretch marks quickly?
Laser treatment removes the stretch marks quickly. The laser stimulates the tissues surrounding stretch marks so that they may recover faster. The treatment activates pigment cells in the skin by increasing melanin production in the affected area. As a result of this, the stretch mark blend with natural skin tone.
Can stretch marks be removed naturally?
Stretch marks can fade on their own but this takes a lot of time. If you are willing to wait, the stretch marks will fade the color of the skin where stretch marks were present will become lighter. However, if you are willing to get rid of them quickly, the best alternative is laser treatment.
Do stretch marks ever go away completely?
Stretch marks never go away completely, but they can be faded with treatments. The appearance of the stretch marks may decrease with time.
Will losing weight remove stretchmarks?
Stretch marks do not go away even if you lose weight, Sometimes instant loss of weight may increase the formation of stretch marks.
Schedule a Consultation
Laser Stretch Mark Removal in Dubai is a good option if you want better results quickly. Laser Skin Care Clinic has aboard some of the finest dermatologists. You are always welcome to contact us if you need more information. Please feel free to sign up for online consultation with one of our experts to understand the treatment better. Moreover, you can contact us by giving us a call or visiting our clinic. One of our staff representatives will be available to guide you further.