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Best Stretch Marks Medical Treatments

Stretch Marks Medical Treatments

Stretch Marks Medical Treatments

In the age of social media, where photos are frequently published for friends to see, like and comment, physical appearance has taken the prime importance.

But nature sometimes surprises you with stretch marks that can totally ruin your image and self-confidence. But don’t worry, medical science has some effective solution through which you can reduce or make these stretch marks go away.

We use a combination treatment protocol where in the treatment is decided by the expert depending upon the site, size and type of stretch marks. A combination of specific creams and lasers can be used to achieve desired results.

Although stretch marks do not completely disappear, with the help of medical treatments, we can improve their appearance and boost self confidence of the person there are below-mentioned medicines or treatments suggested to be taken to treat stretch marks:


1. Retinoid Cream

This skin cream is one of the most common medical treatments suggested by dermatologists. Retinoid cream is made up of Vitamin A like tretinoin(Retin-A, Renova, Avita ). This cream helps in collagen remodeling because of which the stretch marks reduce but the response is very slow and unpredictable. Pregnant women are strongly recommended to consult the doctor before using it as the cream can have a side effect on the baby.

2. Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is a popular option that patients undertake. In laser therapy, a beam of highly concentrated light is focused on the skin area that has stretch marks. The laser therapy is of two different types Ablative and non-ablative lasers.

In the first type i.e ablative laser treatment, the topmost layer of the skin is destroyed which makes way for a fresher and younger looking skin.

In the second type i.e. non-ablative laser treatment, the laser is focused on the skin below the topmost layer. This process is used to promote collagen growth which in turn makes the skin lighter and smoother. One of the reasons why this treatment is popular is due to the minimal time spent as it is a non-invasive procedure.

Skin City has developed a unique combination protocol to treat stretch marks, combining Ultrapulse laser, Enerjet JVR, Radiofrequency and Excimer. So a patient can get the procedure done anywhere between 45 to 90 min. Also, this procedure has a faster recovery time, hence a person can recover in a few sessions. The number of sessions and the gap between them depends upon the depth,type of stretch marks.


3. Microdermabrasion

In this procedure, a medical device that has abrasive surface is used to sand away the upper thick layer of the skin, paving way for new skin that will be healthier and softer reducing the stretch mark’s visibility.

In an alternative procedure minute crystals made up of aluminum oxide or sodium bicarbonate are sprayed which exfoliates the upper dead layer of the skin thus redcuing stretch marks.

Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive process that is done by a certified skincare specialist .A maximum of one hour is needed for this procedure to complete post which moisturizer and sunscreen is applied on the skin.


4. Chemical Peels

A number of peels can be used which help to peel off the superficial layer of the skin and also helps in break down of old collagen and formation of new collagen which helps in rejuvenation and reduction of stretch marks. The depth,type,number of sessions of peel is decided by the expert after examining the stretch marks and the result desired. It is a lunch time procedure with minimal downtime.

So to conclude, there are a lot of medical treatments available that can help you reduce or remove the stretch marks, but it is strongly advised to consult a dermatologist from a reputed skincare clinic before deciding on which procedure to undergo.


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Skin City Clinic is one of India’s leading dermatology clinic that has helped thousands of people rediscover their beautiful skin. With the use of latest technology like laser treatment, microdermabrasion along with our team of skincare experts, we make sure your stretch mark removal journey is effortless. If you are looking for a solution to the stretch marks, then don’t wait .. Call us now at 9890225577 to book an appointment.

About The Author

Skin Specialist in Pune

Dr Niteen Dhepe is a Board Certified Dermatologist and has developed himself as a pioneer in field of Cosmetic Dermatology and Lasers in India. He is the biggest entrepreneur in contemporary dermatology world of India.

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